Special Officer Marcus M. Martin

Special Officer Marcus M. Martin

Gracey Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, August 3, 1907

Marcus M. Martin

Special Officer Marcus Martin was shot and killed while patrolling a section of town by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad tracks.

As he passed by a home the owner came out and confronted him. After exchanging words the man pulled out a pistol and fatally shot Officer Martin.

The town marshal immediately responded to the scene but the subject had already fled the scene.

Officer Martin had been appointed a special officer to assist the town marshal on weekend nights. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Martin,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Gracey. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

August 3, 2015

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