A retired San Jose (CA) police officer, investigator and Criminal Justice
Training Center director founded Martinelli & Associates, Inc. in 1980 after recognizing the need for more “reality-based” training in law enforcement. Dr.
Martinelli, spent over twenty years in active law enforcement and continues to devote his time to advanced education, forensics, police/corrections practices and
the training of law enforcement officers in and outside of the United States.
Dr. Martinelli is a nationally recognized forensic criminologist specializing in police/corrections practices, who is also an adjunct professor of Forensic Science at an accredited university and holds a number of current certifications in forensics and law enforcement. He is Board Certified in Forensic Traumatology and holds Diplomat status with the National Center for Crisis Management and the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Dr. Martinelli, is a Certified Force Analyst through the Force Science Research Center® at Minnesota State University; a Certified Forensic Analyst through the Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Death®; and a Certified Litigation Specialist through the Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE). Dr. Martinelli is currently retained as the Special Investigator for the City of Riverside, where he consults with the Mayor’s Office and its Police Community Review Commission on all officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths. He is a retained police/corrections practices expert for several large municipalities, states and law enforcement officer associations in California and Nevada.
Dr. Martinelli has been a Federal/State Courts qualified expert in police/corrections practices, law enforcement training, psychophysiology, forensics, officer-involved shootings, in-custody deaths, use of force, civilian self-defense and a number of other forensic and criminal investigations areas since 1992. Additionally, Dr. Martinelli has been retained as technical advisor for the History and Discovery Channels® and occasionally provides forensic consultations to national media outlets on high-profile cases. He is the author of four texts, nearly thirty manuals and numerous articles on law enforcement practices.
Dr. Martinelli’s many qualifications include:
For additional professional biographical information on Dr. Ron Martinelli, go to: http://www.policepracticesexpert.net