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Meet Dr. Ron Martinelli, America's Forensic Expert

Tired of all the fake news about crime and police investigations from the mainstream media? A Thread of Evidence deals with real crime stories; their victims, violators; and cops and forensic investigators who solve those crimes and bring the bad guys to justice. Go out onto the mean streets; visit the crimes scenes and work in the forensic lab with your host nationally renowned forensic criminologist and investigator DrRon Martinelli each evening. DrRon makes you a member of his forensic team where you gain special access to the major crimes stories of the day that journalists never get to experience. Get your hands dirty and your mind opened to the exciting science of forensic investigations with DrRon Martinelli.

Listeners will be both surprised and interested to learn about how real forensic analysis and investigations are conducted, apart from the myths and fallacies presented on CSI TV programs with forensic actors, as opposed to real forensic experts and detectives. DrRon selects specific crime stories, topics and investigations and teaches the listener all about the objective components of forensic analysis, in a search for the ‘out loud truth’ in each crime story. DrRon will introduce the listener to members of his nationally respected Forensic Death Investigations Team. Here, the listener will gain insight into what homicide investigators, criminologists, forensic pathologists, toxicologists, medical investigators, ballistic scientists, forensic video-audiologists, computer forensic specialists, crime and accident forensic reconstruction engineers, DNA and other experts do and how the team resolves complex crimes and police-involved incidents such as controversial shootings and other death cases.


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A facts-based introduction to the controversial and militant Black Lives Matter political organization and movement. Learn about the movement’s founders, ideology, funding sources, surrogates, radical goals and objectives to disenfranchise law enforcement and usurp the rule of democratic law. This is a powerful, vetted “go to” reference source for researchers, the media, law enforcement and those interested in this radical movement. Hundreds of references listed to allow for self-investigation of the Black Lives Matter organization.

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… is a nationally renowned forensic criminologist who is the only police expert in the country who is also a Certified Medical Investigator at the physician’s level. He directs the nation’s only multidisciplinary Forensic Death Investigations & Independent Review Team and specializes in forensic investigations including officer-involved and civilian self-defense death cases. He is a retired San Jose (CA) Police Department detective with a background in investigations, medicine and applied sciences including forensics, psychology & psychological profiling; physiology and human factors; violent crimes and death scene investigations. He has been referred to in the forensics and legal community as the “expert’s expert.”

Dr. Martinelli served as a “Street Cop” for much of his career and was a Field Training Officer, a field training coordinator and police academy instructor. He was the first street gang investigator at the San Jose PD and was assigned to a number of high-risk assignments including tactical patrol, burglary suppression and was an undercover robbery and prostitution decoy officer in the Street Crimes Unit. He was a highly decorated police officer, having received 140 police department and community commendations for his work, including a nomination for the Medal of Valor.

Dr. Martinelli provides forensic expert services to several State Attorney Generals’ Offices, major metropolitan cities the USMC Judge Advocate General’s Office, as well as to numerous nationally prominent private law firms. He is also a forensic investigations expert for FOX News, CNN, OANN, Discovery, History and Investigations Discovery channels; and is a contributing writer to USA TODAY, The Hill, POLICE Magazine, Law & Order Magazine, Tactical Solutions Magazine, The Forensic Examiner, The Law Enforcement Executive Forum, and

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