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
Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © July 20, 2016 In less than two weeks, America has seen nine of its law enforcement officers assassinated and over two score seriously injured on its blood streets. All of the fallen officers were murdered in cowardly fashion without any real opportunity to defend themselves. Eight… Read More The War On Police Is Real
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
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
“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
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?!