Liz Martinez is a former New York State investigator. She is working on a Ph.D. in linguistics, with a research focus on coerced confessions and wrongful convictions. She is a consultant and expert witness in the areas of forensic linguistics and retail security, especially organized retail crime. She is also the author of the book The Retail Manager’s Guide to Crime and Loss Prevention (Looseleaf Law, 2004), a mystery novel, several short stories and hundreds of articles about police and security. She is currently at work on a biography of Iwo Jima flag-raiser Ira Hayes, a Pima Indian. She can be reached via www.LinkedIn.com/in/LizCMartinez.
The fact that individuals can hide behind their keyboards provides a cloak of anonymity when they stir up anti-police sentiment. But even in public, people are not shy about expressing negative feelings toward police, such as the customer who reported...Read more
A Federally recognized tribe, the Navajo is the largest in America, with 200,000 of its 300,000 members living on the 27,000-square-mile reservation, which covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.Read more
On Sunday, March 12, 2017, Navajo Tribal Police Officer Houston James Largo was killed in the line of duty.Read more