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 Disgusting Kate Steinle Murder Acquittal – Time for a “reckoning!”

I cannot begin to express my anger and frustration at the so-called criminal “justice” system is the People’s Republic Sanctuary City of San Francisco....

🎧 Terrorism and Your Privacy, AG Sessions Under Fire & Kaepernick (citizen of the year) on VIEWPOINT

How do we define freedom in the 21st Century? Our privacy vs the mass dragnet atmosphere is put under the microscope. Is AG Jeff...

🎧 The China Factor, Donna Brazile’s Bombshell & Terror In Church on VIEWPOINT

The President in Asia and the World takes notice; Donna Brazile's Bombshell book turns heads; and the Church Massacre fuels the big debate on...

American Citizenship Is Not A Lottery

When we diminish the meaning and importance of being an American citizen, then we should not be at all surprised when immigrants that we...

🎧 Fighting Terrorism, America’s Culture War & In Search of Collusion on VIEWPOINT

Terrorism strikes New York City; the culture war takes a toll on the NFL; and the pendulum swings at both political parties. VIEWPOINT THIS SUNDAY...

America’s Culture War

“Hands up; don’t shoot!” Taking a knee during the National Anthem. Economic disparity. Social injustice. Racism. White privilege. Black Lives Matter, Black Nationalism, Antifa,...

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,...

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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.