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Deputy Sheriff Joe N. Martin | Comanche County Sheriff's Department, Texas Comanche County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Joe N. Martin

Comanche County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, June 25, 1885

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/20/1885

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Martin was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest for drunk and disorderly conduct. During the arrest the man pulled out a gun and shot Deputy Martin several times. He succumbed to his wounds five days later.

Deputy Martin was survived by his wife and five children.

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Joe N. Martin. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Comanche County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray
that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of your murderers.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 26, 2016

 

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