Martinelli & Associates, Justice & Forensic Consultants, LLC. is one of the most recognized law enforcement and criminal justice training and forensic expert consulting firms In the United States.
Ron Martinelli launches Martinelli and Associates after recognizing the need for more “reality-based” training in law enforcement.
In 1993, Dr. Martinelli expanded the professional services of Martinelli & Associates, to include forensic expert witness services in the areas of police and corrections practices.
In 2008, Martinelli & Associates, began offshore training and consulting to democratic nations internationally through our off-shore consulting and training firm, Strategic Training & Consulting, LLC.
Martinelli & Associates is one of the most recognized criminal justice and forensic and premises liability expert consulting firms in the world.
The Mission Statement of Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, LLC. is simply to provide the most professional and cost-effective work product and presentation possible for our diverse clientele.
Martinelli & Associates, LLC. has its own state-of-the-art ballistics, pathology, toxicology, forensic audio-visual, and human factors labs to process and review forensic evidence and recreate event circumstances.
Our Forensic Experts Division comprises nationally recognized law enforcement and forensic subject matter experts, who are ready to help you at all levels of discovery and during civil or criminal trials.
The only civilian multidisciplinary Forensic Death Investigations Team (FDIT) in the country. FDIT is responsible for investigating officer-involved shootings, in-custody fatalities, and other major police/corrections use of force.
These experts take on highly controversial cases independently for legal bodies desirous of having a truly unbiased body of law enforcement and legal professionals to assume their cases.
A retired San Jose (CA) police officer, investigator and Criminal Justice Training Center director founded Martinelli & Associates, LLC. 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. Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V, founded Martinelli & Associates, Justice & Forensic Consultants, LLC in 1980 after recognizing the need in the law enforcement, forensic and legal communities for more “reality and scientific-based”, non-compartmentalized investigative analysis. He is considered by many in the industry as the creator of the “multi-disciplinary forensic investigations model” for analyzing and evaluating complex, high-profile criminal and civil incidents involving death and serious injuries within the law enforcement and corporate communities. Dr. Martinelli is a federal and state courts qualified expert in law enforcement, forensics, premises liability and security practices. He is the only law enforcement expert in the nation who is also a Certified Medical Investigator. He directs the nation’s only multi-disciplinary Forensic Death Investigations Team of over twenty law enforcement, forensic, medical and security experts.
Dr. Martinelli’s areas of expertise also include law enforcement training and tactics, psycho-physiology, human factors, use of force/deadly force, suicidality, crime scene and case reconciliation, self-defense, criminal profiling and mass shooting incidents. Additionally, Dr. Martinelli is a much sought-after crime analyst and technical advisor to national and international news and entertainment media where he provides forensic consultations in high-profile death cases. He is the author of four law enforcement texts, over thirty technical manuals and scores of articles used by the law enforcement, forensic and legal communities.
At Martinelli & Associates, we have a specialized team of board certified experts in various subject matters who provide expertise in the fields of law enforcement, civil rights, liability, negligence, wrongful death and injuries, prosecution, and criminal defense.
Blood Spatter/Blood Evidence
Civilian Self-Defense Homicides & Uses of Force
Crime Scene Reconciliation & Reconstruction
Commercial and Public Environment - Security Assessments
Firearms & Ballistics, Gunshot Trajectory
Government/Municipal Liability/Monel Claims/Deliberate Indifference
Homicide & Suspicious Death Investigations
Impact Weapons - Batons
Law Enforcement/Corrections Practices
Law Enforcement Hiring, Directions, Supervision & Training
Less Lethal Weaponry
Law Enforcement Civil Rights Violations
Negligence in Hiring, Direction, Supervision, Training, Entrustment,
Police Interviews & False Confessions, Allegations
Psychological / Emotional Trauma
Photogrammetry & 3D Animation
Premises and Security Liability (Foreseeability)
Range Safety & Architecture
Serious Injury Medical Determinations (force-related)
Sexual Assaults, Sexual Predation
Suicide/Suicide by Cop
SWAT Operations & Tactics, Sniper Craft
Use of Force/Deadly Force (All levels)
Unlawful Detentions & Arrests
UAV Aerial Photography - Drones
Vision – Witness Identifications & Human Factors
Workplace Violence, Mass Shootings