Without Truth, There Is No Justice

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © July 27, 2016 This morning, Baltimore State’s Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby dropped all remaining charges against Baltimore Police Officers Garrett Miller, William Porter and Alicia White, who were the remaining three officers of the six charged with murder and a variety of other felony crimes in the… Read More Without Truth, There Is No Justice

Hillary Clinton Invites Black Lives Matter Mothers to Speak at the DNC

 Sharp Political Contrasts in the Future of American Policing  Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © July, 25, 2016 It is amazing that in this climate of violence against and assassinations of our police officers, Democratic candidate for President of the United States Hillary Clinton has invited the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown… Read More Hillary Clinton Invites Black Lives Matter Mothers to Speak at the DNC

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

Black “Lies” Matter – the Forensic Facts Behind the False Narratives of this Violent Anti-Police Movement

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Certified Medical Investigator Copyright  September 5, 2015 Last night, I had the pleasure of appearing on FOX NEWS’s Megyn Kelley’s “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) movement special. As a forensic criminologist who has investigated scores of nationally prominent, high-profile officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths, I found the program both… Read More Black “Lies” Matter – the Forensic Facts Behind the False Narratives of this Violent Anti-Police Movement

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

“Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” The Need for Credible Independent Review of Police Force

Written on 6/8/2015      “Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” ultimately turned out to be a false narrative. However, before the dust had settled and the truth was ultimately revealed by a U.S. Department of Justice investigation months later, protesters had laid to waste the downtown business district of Ferguson, Missouri; several police officers and scores… Read More “Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” The Need for Credible Independent Review of Police Force