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DrRon Martinelli, Forensic Criminologist & Show Host

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V, is a nationally renowned forensic criminologist and retired police detective with the San Jose (CA) Police Department. Dr. Martinelli directs the nation’s only Forensic Death Investigations & Independent review Team and is the author of the new book, “The Truth Behind the Black Lives Matter Movement and the War on Police,” The Show: 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.

🎧 Self-Defense Homicides and Murder

Is it murder or self-defense homicide? That’s one of the critical questions that DrRon and Modoc County (CA) District Attorney Jordan Funk discuss as...

🎧 Prosecuting Police Excessive Force

During the course of a normal criminal investigation, the District Attorney of a small, rural California county discovers bodycam forensic evidence that a sheriff’s...

🎧 Police Expert Dan Montgomery Unravels The Case…

Police injured prisoner who becomes a quadriplegic; woman seriously injured by suspect in police pursuit; a tragic Blue on Blue shooting death analysis; a...

🎧 Murder of Unarmed Suspects — the Evidence says Differently!

Forensic criminologist and law enforcement expert DrRon Martinelli discusses the most complex forensic case of his career to date with Detective and former Cleveland...

🎧 Deconfliction, Corrections In-Custody Death & Internal Affairs Investigations

DrRon and homicide expert Bob Prevot discuss the forensic investigations involved in “deconfliction” of “Blue on Blue” deaths, corrections in-custody deaths and Internal Affairs...

🎧 The Tragedy of A “Blue on Blue” Death Unpacked

Dr Ron Martinelli and Forensic Death Investigations Team vision expert Dr. Paul Michel forensically analyze the tragic “Blue on Blue” officer-involved shooting death of...

🎧 Murdering Moms of Missouri

Enter the world of forensic investigations and peer into the darkest caverns of the mind to discover why parents kill their kids. Learn how...

🎧 Using Digital Forensics to Capture Parkland Killer

Digital Forensic Investigator Tom Manson and Host DrRon Martinelli discuss the Parkland, Florida mass shooting and how killer Nikolas Cruz could have been identified prior...

🎧 Target Hardening Our Schools

In seconds everything changed in Parkland, Florida. With split-second choices, the decisions you make can make all the difference. With this latest school shooting...

🎧 Las Vegas Massacre Crime Scene Explained

DrRon Martinelli and Homicide Expert Bob Prevot take you through the harrowing Las Vegas active shooter massacre crimes scene. Ride with DrRon and Detective Prevot as...

Gun Control and Mental Health Political Rhetoric but No Commitment

Even while the horrific crime scene at Marjory Stoneman High School in the City of Parkland in Broward County Florida remains active, as it...

🎧 Human Factors and Forensic Death Investigations

DrRon interviews Forensic Death Investigations Team member and use of force and human factors expert David Black in this scientific episode of “A Thread...

Political Ideology Over Americans’ Welfare

Watching President Trump deliver his first the State of the Union address left me with mixed feelings of pride and despair. While what our...

Why California Is Becoming A Third World Country

I sit in the LAX terminal after concluding business in downtown Los Angeles for the past two days, I cannot help but reflect upon...

🎧 Homicide Detective Turns Forensic Expert

Homicide detective and supervisor Bob Prevot enters the world of forensic investigations and quickly learns that forensic exerting is a whole new ball game...

🎧 Cop Shootout In Cleveland – How A Ballistic Scientist Figures It All Out

A dangerous vehicle pursuit with two drug pushers results in the biggest shootout in Cleveland police history involving over 60 officers, 13 shooting officers,...

🎧 Cyberbullying Killed Their Son, Their Fight Lives On

Imagine the flood of emotions; your son is missing, you get the authorities involved, you search every possible place and scenario you can think...

🎧 The Emotional Scars of San Bernardino Terror

Every decision had consequences. Every move had to be analyzed in mere seconds. What started as a holiday party, a celebration amongst friends...turned quickly...

Why No Travel Advisories for Violent American Cities?

Today, the State Department issued travel advisories for eleven of Mexico’s most violent states. In reading the advisories, I noted that one of the...

Black Lives Matter May Be A Cause for Our Nation’s Rising Homicide Rates

The FBI just released their homicide statistics and the nation’s top 30 cities with the highest homicide rates in 2015 have been categorized. While...

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....

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...

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...

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...
Time to Expand and Engage the ‘No Fly’ Directive

Time to Expand and Engage the ‘No Fly’ Directive

We live in unprecedented times where our nation and our President are publicly threatened by high-profile celebrities, black Nationalists of the Black Lives Matter...
The Real Facts Behind America’s Financial Support of NATO

The Real Facts Behind America’s Financial Support of NATO

As a forensic expert who advocates for facts and evidence, I learned a long time ago to stick to the facts and never venture...
Pop Diva Ariana Grande Gets Smacked by “Context”, Lessons From The Manchester Bombing

Pop Diva Ariana Grande Gets Smacked by “Context”, Lessons From The Manchester Bombing

Occasionally, stupid, entitled and naïve people need a dose of reality in their lives. Sometimes, that reality comes in a harsh form. For former...
Who or What is the MS-13 Gang? Why is it Important for National Security?

Who or What is the MS-13 Gang? Why is it Important for National Security?

There is a lot of media discussion regarding U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s recent comments and direction to law enforcement locally and nationally to...
The Truth About Crime and Illegal Aliens

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”

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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 2

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...
Those who lack context, lose all credibility – the Story of Colin Kaepernick

Those who lack context, lose all credibility – the Story of Colin Kaepernick

Oppression, (Noun), Def. “prolonged, unjust or cruel exercise of authority; maltreatment, subjection, repression, suppression.” By now many who follow sports, and some that don’t, have...