A Paradigm Shift in Community Policing from Policing to Self-Protection

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

The Black Lives Matter Movement’s 10 Point Policing Program Needs a Dose of Reality

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

Soaring Urban Crime and Homicide Rates What Are You Prepared to Do Now?!

Copyright © June 5, 2015 “And what are you prepared to do now?!” Sean Connery, Untouchables Have you read/watched the news lately? Baltimore’s soaring homicide and violent crime rate is the worst it has experienced in 40 years. In May, there were over 100 shootings with 50 dead in the streets, mostly in the city’s… Read More Soaring Urban Crime and Homicide Rates What Are You Prepared to Do Now?!

Police Officers Disproportionally Killing Black Men Another False Narrative

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., BCFT, CFA, CLS Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © June 22, 2015 Among several prominent false narratives being unethically forwarded by anti-law enforcement activists and an uninformed media is that police officers kill black men at a rate that is disproportionate to other races. Those who criticize police following officer-involved shootings and in-custody… Read More Police Officers Disproportionally Killing Black Men Another False Narrative