Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V, BCFT, CFA
America’s Forensic Expert

Dr. Ron Martinelli 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.

Dr. Martinelli 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.

Dr. Martinelli 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.”

Here are my latest blogs & radio interviews

The Truth About Crime and Illegal Aliens

There has been much rhetoric from the left and the Open-Borders, pro-illegal immigration lobby suggesting that illegal aliens pose no threat to the safety...

When Telling the Truth Becomes “Controversial”

So, when did telling the truth suddenly become “controversial?” I don’t know, but we need to ask WISN News reporter Terry Sater of Green...

An Open Letter to President Trump

The votes have been cast and at long last America has a new President, Senate and Congress. President Donald Trump has vowed that he...

America’s “Deplorables” Express Their Disdain For The Lying, Elitist Media

It’s been over three weeks since Donald J. Trump won the Presidential election and just days until he assumes the mantle as our nation’s 45th...

How President Trump Can Move Law Enforcement Forward To Make America Safe Again

The votes have been cast and at long last America has a new President, Senate and Congress. President-Elect Donald Trump has vowed that he...

Hey President Trump – I Want the TSA Job. Put Me in Coach!

Like President-Elect Donald Trump, I am assertive and tenacious in my desire to Make America Great Again. And like the President-Elect and millions of...

Google’s Psych-War On Police No Laughing Matter

Those who don’t believe that there is an active War on Police are naïve. This war impacts law enforcement officers on many fronts including...

Why the Best of Us Are Being Killed by the Worst of Us

The tragic and senseless murders this past week of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Steve Owen and Palm Springs Police Officers Jose “Gil”...

Chiefs, Sheriffs and Politicians – Time to take a stand on Black Lives Matter

The law enforcement community is currently experiencing the most intense scrutiny and community dissention since the Vietnam war of the late 1960’s – early...

The Beyonce Factor & The War on Law and Order

Let's just call it what it is - 'The Beyonce Factor'. We're at the point now where singers, athletes, entertainers, youtube stars, and so forth have hijacked...

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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, PoliceOne.com and Officer.com. He is also the author of the new book, “The Truth Behind the Black Lives Matter Movement and the War on Police,” (Amazon.com).

Dr. Ron Martinelli’s forensic and law enforcement social media website is found at: www.DrRonMartinelli.com where readers can find his insightful commentary and forensic articles addressing a variety of topics relating to the forensics, law enforcement and First Responder communities. His firm’s website is found at: www.martinelliandassoc.com.