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Special Officer Marcus M. Martin | Gracey Police Department, Kentucky Gracey Police Department, Kentucky

Special Officer

Marcus M. Martin

Gracey Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Saturday, August 3, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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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.

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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.


United States Border Patrol
August 3, 2015


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