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

“DrRon” Providing Expert Commentary At RNC Convention During Black Lives Matter Protests

Nationally renowned forensic criminologist/police expert “DrRon” Martinelli, author of the new book, “The Truth Behind the Black Lives Matter Movement and the War on Police,” deploying to Cleveland and RNC Convention in Cleveland to assist FOX News with analysis on police actions and Black Lives Matter protesters. Watch for DrRon this week for his insightful… Read More “DrRon” Providing Expert Commentary At RNC Convention During Black Lives Matter Protests

Who Really Needs “De-escalation” Training?

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?

Dr. Ron Martinelli talks about the use of force in the Officer Thomas Webster trial on Delaware’s 105.9 News Talk Radio

Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert and Certified Medical Investigator “Dr. Ron” Martinelli discusses his force determinations and forensic testimony in the criminal trial of Dover, DE Officer Thomas Webster, with Reporter Susan Monday on Delaware’s News Talk Radio 105.9. http://www.delaware1059.com/features/Martinelli.mp3

Cowards and Deniers – The Black Lives Matter Movement M.O.- Observations of the Chicago Police Protests

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Copyright © 11-26-15   If you have been watching the recent citizens’ protests of Chicago police by members of the black community and the Black Lives Matter movement, you will see that the star de jour is Lamon Reccord, a 16 year old teenage media darling who’s face and comments have been… Read More Cowards and Deniers – The Black Lives Matter Movement M.O.- Observations of the Chicago Police Protests

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

America’s Turning Point – The War on Police

“Officer-directed Violence” Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V, BCFT, CFA Forensic Criminologist/Police Practices Expert Copyright © 08-30-15 Let’s see a show of hands. Every one of you who recognize these names raise em up. Michael Brown? Freddie Grey? OK. Now how about Darren Goforth, Steven Vincent, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu? No hands? That’s not all that… Read More America’s Turning Point – The War on Police

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