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 Damage of Conspiracy Theories In the Las Vegas Mass Murders

There were two shooters at Mandalay Bay. There were multiple shooters in the concert venue. Security guard Ramos Campos was a co-conspirator. A CIA...

Forensic Investigations are not “CSI Las Vegas”

The blood has barely dried; evidence is being collected at three separate crime scenes and already the media, pseudo “criminologists” bloggers and conspiracy theorists...

🎧 Motive, Massacre, Madman – The Revealing Moment…

The madman was virtually invisible and digitally unknown. A deranged individual with no apparent motive, a heart of stone, and a brain that was...

Law Enforcement Officers Experiencing “Blue Bias”

“Blue Bias” has been probably been around since the days of the Roman Centurions. Once when I was touring the back streets of Pompeii,...

Time for our ‘America’s Team’ to Issue A “Red Flag Warning” to the NFL

There are very few of us who have not at some point in our lives been involved in amateur sports. A relative lucky few...

Chicago PD “Cooking the Books” with Homicide Stats

Politics is entering all facets of police work these days. Whether its chiefs and sheriff’s siding with liberal politicians to support Sanctuary City status...

Keep Leftist Politics Out of Sports

I’m a guy. And like most guys, I enjoy watching sports on TV. I’m a “has-been” track and field and soccer athlete long past...

Fake “Social Justice” Warriors

If the MSM “fake news” wasn’t enough, now we must deal with what I will refer to as the “Fake Social Justice Warriors” (FSJWs)....

“PC” Law Enforcement Administrators Are Dangerous in Police Work

I am standing on my soap box today to warn the law enforcement and civilian communities about a growing specter that is harmful to...
On the Radar Screen but Not Out of Our Country

On the Radar Screen but Not Out of Our Country

In analyzing the police press releases about the recent terrorist attacks in London this past weekend, we find that yet once again at least...

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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.