While officer-involved shooting deaths take up all the media-air in the room, the investigations of in-custody jail deaths are equally important. But what are the standards of care and what types of evidence do forensic experts need to review to determine what went wrong in those cases?

World travelers DrRon Martinelli and Forensic Death Investigations Team member and corrections expert Bob Prevot delve into this special investigations environment from Vienna, Austria. DrRon and Bob discuss how prisoners are processed into jails after arrest, the medical, psychological and classification procedures and the specific evidence to be recovered and analyzed. Finally, the pair unpack the files of a couple of their complicated jail death cases and reconcile the evidence for you. Tune in for this interesting and unique forensic adventure as we investigate jail in-custody deaths.

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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.