Since 1980, Martinelli & Associates, Justice and Forensic Consultants, LLC. has earned a reputation as a leading provider of legal and criminal justice consulting services.
At Martinelli & Associates, Justice and Forensic Consultants, LLC, we’re your one-stop source for all things forensic.
Dedicated to helping defense lawyers discover evidence of reasonable doubt for the accused and find the truth.
Expert witnesses provide opinions on the likelihood of crimes based on the nature of the premises, location and crime demographics.
Reconstruction of crime scenes to determine the sequence of events about what occurred during and after a crime.
Consists of the legal protections afforded to people who have been accused of committing a crime.
Civil litigation involves investigation, filing of pleadings, gathering of evidence, and a trial. Civil cases end with some form of monetary compensation.
Applied science involving the study of facts that are then used to inform criminal trials
Identifying the perpetrators behind serious crimes using behavioral and statistical probability.
Legal concerns regarding a law enforcement officer using deadly force in the course of his or her duties.
Investigations conducted to provide evidence in order to convict the guilty and protect the innocent.
Investigation pertaining to a death involving those in the custody of the state.
Examining and determining the relevancy of any probative information stored or transmitted in digital form.
Allegations of wrongdoing that are false or unsupported by facts are dealt with using the best defensive strategies.
Identification of unique markings on a weapon or bullet, leaving behind a sort of fingerprint, allowing experts to link cartridge cases to the specific gun that fired them.
Lawfully establishing evidence and facts through various applied sciences that are to be presented in a court of law.
Identify, reconstruct, and document projectile paths, based on impact marks, including penetrating, perforating, or non-penetrating points of impact.
Gathering of evidence in order to determine the motive of the killer, the circumstances surrounding the murder, as well as the identity of the felon.
The field of psychology and law involves the application of scientific and professional aspects of psychology to questions and issues relating to law.
Reconstruction of the events that give some indication as to what occurred during the actual discharge of the weapon.
Investigations pertaining to the use of force to protect oneself from an attempted injury, assault, and battery.
Different members of the police department as well as other forensic disciplines work together towards the goal of solving the case.
A death is suspicious if it is unexpected and its circumstances or cause are medically or legally unexplained.
The means of compelling compliance with or overcoming resistance to an officer’s command(s).
The forensic science of determining how an accident occurred or why an accident or particular event during an accident happened.
Tragedies resulting in multiple victims of firearm-related violence in a single incident, and typically in a single public location.
Investigations related to law enforcement officers who are guilty of law enforcement misconduct or police misconduct.
Trained professionals assist in determining the cause of death of the deceased during prison sentence.
The situation in which someone is experiencing extreme distress and is in danger of hurting himself or others.
Martinelli & Associates premises liability experts consult, prepare reports, and testify in litigation on behalf of a property owner, for accidents and/or injuries that have happened on their land or within their facility. The scope of areas include fire and burglar alarms, premises lighting, visibility and maintenance, computer security, liability exposure, and building safety, as well as maritime, venue and concert security, and crowd control.
Consult, prepare reports and testify in litigation to determine if a property owner is legally liable, and damages owed, for accidents and/or injuries that have happened on their land.
Any civil liability imposed on a public business, local, city, or state government property for any harm or injury caused by its personnel.
Premises liability or negligent security cases are pursued against management companies, security companies, and owners of property for foreseeable crimes.
Victims of a violation of their civil rights by law enforcement are guided through the monetary recovery claim again the local municipality.
After recognizing a need for more “reality-based” training in law enforcement, our firm has provided state-approved or specialized training to over 100,000 peace officers representing over 350 national/international law enforcement, criminal justice and military agencies.
Identification and forensic assessment of the psycho-physiological factors involved in a police or civilian-involved critical incident resulting in serious injury or death. Human factors identified include, but are not limited to vision, hearing, perception, stress recall memory, stress amnesia, plausible possibilities, distractions, ambient noise levels, lighting/darkness, chemical impairment, temporal distortions, and the “OODA-Loop” or action-reaction perception lag time.
Assessments and evaluations to ensure jail standards are placing constitutional and statutory provisions into operational practice.
The ethical and moral standards Law enforcement officers must accept and abide with the rule of law they are sworn to uphold.
A series of rigorous educational and physical modules that help prepare potential law enforcement officers for handling the demands of the position.
An assessment of the training, competency testing, licensing, and written policies the involved law enforcement agency and officers had compared to codified national and state practices and standards of care.
An assessment of the training, competency testing, licensing, and written policies the involved security agency and officers had compared to codified security practices and standards of care.