• Police Practices
  • Use of Force/Excessive Force
  • Deadly Force/Officer-Involved Shootings
  • Sudden In-Custody Death
  • Wrongful Death
  • “Suicide by Cop” (SBC)
  • Agitated-Excited Delirium Syndrome
  • TASER Injuries & Analysis
  • Firearms/Ballistics
  • Criminal Investigations: Prosecution & Defense
  • Detentions, Arrests, Search & Seizures
  • Witness ID & Interviews
  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Vehicle Pursuits
  • Corrections Practices: Adult and Juvenile Institutions
  • Civilian Self-Defense and Deadly Force
  • Corporate Security & Liability
  • Private Security & Liability
  • Boating Accident Investigations
  • TSA – Airport Related Cases
  • Criminal Behavior
  • Elder Abuse
  • Racial Profiling
  • Psychological Assessments

Whether you are in the business of defending peace officers and law enforcement agencies or litigating on behalf of an injured client, having a Federal/State Courts qualified and experienced forensic expert in the areas of police/corrections practices, criminal law and investigations, forensics, or private or corporate security assigned to review and opine on your case can make the difference between winning or losing your important cases.

Martinelli & Associates, Justice and Forensic Consultants, Inc., has been a recognized criminal justice and legal consulting firm since 1980. We provide attorneys, municipalities and states with superior consulting and forensic expert services in the fields of law enforcement, civil rights, liability, negligence, wrongful death and injuries, prosecution and criminal defense.

We specialize in civil litigation cases involving civil rights, 4th, 8th and 14th Amendment allegations relating to detentions, arrests, search and seizure, use of force/excessive (all levels and weaponry); officer-involved shootings and major uses of force, wrongful and other in-custody deaths; all manner of criminal investigations, police/corrections practices; department policies, training and supervision, Internal Affairs and law enforcement negligence. Additionally, our experts are involved in litigation cases involving private or corporate security, allegations of corporate or private business negligence resulting in injury or death and civilian self-defense. Our forensic experts are also involved in criminal cases involving prosecution or the defense of citizens accused of criminal acts.

Martinelli & Associates, Inc. can guide you through the complex and often frustrating discovery process and assist you with developing the proper complaint, document productions, interrogatories, responses and deposition questions. Our experts are fluent in case laws relating to your defense or allegations and can explain the various aspects of trial strategy that would appeal most to judges and juries.

Our Services Include:

  • Review and analysis of criminal investigations and reports
  • Incident reconstruction, witness interviews, evidence gathering and analysis
  • Analysis of forensic evidence
  • Comparison of exculpatory vs. incriminating circumstances, facts and evidence
  • A forensic legal analysis of the procedures, practices, policies and tactics used by the law enforcement officers/agency involved to determine objective reasonableness, legality and qualified immunity defense
  • Trial preparation in focusing discovery and evidence
  • The testimony of a recognized, experienced expert to render findings and opinions supporting the fact pattern and evidence that might support your position

Read the bio of Ron Martinelli, Founder/CEO of Martinelli & Associates and the rest of his staff.