Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © July 18, 2016 When I began my career as a police officer in 1975, the turmoil and civil strife of the Vietnam war era where police often clashed with protestors had subsided. The anti-police violence of militant, radical revolutionary groups such as the Black Panther Party,… Read More A Paradigm Shift in Community Policing from Policing to Self-Protection
It’s Citizens; Not Police Who Need De-escalation Training Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Copyright © July 15, 2016 In the wake of the officer-involved shootings of Philando Castile (St. Paul, MN), Anton Sterling (Baton Rouge, LO) and most recently the assassination of five Dallas, Texas officers; I have been doing non-stop interviews with reporters from the… Read More Who Really Needs “De-escalation” Training?
Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 06-09-16 Yesterday, it was revealed by one of the victims of the man assaulted at the Donald Trump rally in San Jose (CA) that San Jose police officers told his friend that they were told to “Stand down” by Mayor San Liccardo and Chief of… Read More Cops Don’t Stand Down
TUNE IN to hear Forensic Criminologist “Dr. Ron” Martinelli as a special guest TONIGHT with Bob Frantz on WYAY News Radio, 106.7 FM – ATLANTA. Showtimes are: 4:30 Pacific, 6:30 Central and 7:30 Eastern. ‘CLICK’ this link and go to “Listen Live” on the Upper Task bar to hear the show! Dr. Martinelli will be… Read More TUNE IN TONIGHT! Dr. Ron will be on ATLANTA’s News Radio Station- WYAY @ 4:30pm PST; 7:30 ET
Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V, BCFT, CFA Forensic Criminologist/Police Practices Expert Copyright © 09-09-15 The militant Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement currently fills up the air and print space of national and international news. They appear to be everywhere. Protest marches, disrupting political candidates during rallies and speeches; and activist members even making appearances on FOX… Read More The Black Lives Matter Movement’s 10 Point Policing Program Needs a Dose of Reality
Watching this U-Tube video is scary. Let there be no doubt that the law enforcement community is in big trouble. Take note that ALL of the people who signed this petition – whites, blacks, young adults, parents – are of voting age, After specifically being told that they were signing a petition to ban officers from… Read More Voters in CA Sign Phony Petition to Disarm Police
Written on 5/27/2015 It’s amazing that no federal, state or municipal political leader; no police administrator; and certainly no media talking head has come forward to ask why only ONE side of the narrative of how police-community relationships should change. The clear theme that is evident in ALL of these police-involved citizen deaths is that… Read More What’s missing in how to improve police-community relations?
Written on 5/28/2015 Prologue – It is difficult to explain to a lay person, but at night while my wife is asleep, I see dead people. My more peaceful dreams take place only after the mental exhaustion that comes after experiencing nightly collages of crime scenes, diagrams, photographs and weapons. I hear the chaotic, panicked… Read More Blue Lives Matter
Written on 5/3/2015 Currently, the nation appears to be a hot bed of dissension and demonstrations regarding recent incidents of alleged police misconduct, brutality, excessive force and wrongful death. If you listen to street activists, reactive politicians and the usually uninformed media, you will generally be led to believe that the police are the bad… Read More Cameras or Choices : The Issue that No One Wants To Address