Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 months
Badge # 4
Cause: Automobile crash
Officer Cole Martin was killed when his patrol car struck a parking lot gate at approximately 0100 hours.
He was checking for burglars in a warehouse complex and was leaving the parking lot when his patrol car struck the steel arm of the gate. The arm went through the A-frame of the car and struck Officer Martin above the shoulders.
Officer Martin had only been with the Chatsworth Police Department for seven months. He is survived by his fiancee and parents.