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Police Officer II Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang | Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer II

Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Friday, December 14, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 9 years, 6 months

Badge # 4575

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and wounded

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Police Officer II Martoiya Lang was shot and killed as she and another officer served a narcotics search warrant at a home on Mendenhall Court.

A subject opened fire on the officers at the scene, striking Patrolman Lang and her partner. Despite their wounds, the officers were able to return fire and wounded the subject.

Officer Lang had served with the Memphis Police Department for 9-1/2 years. She is survived by her husband and four children.

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Your whole team was there with you that horrible morning and we will never forget your impeccable work ethic and beautiful smile. Your girls are always in my thoughts and I'll be forever changed for the good from knowing you. RIP Lang. We will all forever be MPD OCU Team 6!

Sarah Hardison
Former Memphis Police
January 13, 2017

 

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