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

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?

“DrRon” discusses the Freddie Gray prosecution on One America News Network this Friday evening

Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert and author of the new, best-selling book, “The Truth Behind the Black Lives Matter Movement and the War on Police,” ‘DrRon” Martinelli will be a guest expert on One America News Network’s “Tipping Point” with host Liz Wheeler, discussing the fumbled Freddie Gray prosecution. Stay tuned this Fri. 5 pm PT, 7… Read More “DrRon” discusses the Freddie Gray prosecution on One America News Network this Friday evening

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

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

Cameras or Choices : The Issue that No One Wants To Address

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