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Corporal Arthur J. Marti | Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Kansas City Police Department, Missouri


Arthur J. Marti

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Monday, August 28, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Released after 11 years

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Corporal Marti was shot and killed after confronting four gang members. One of the gang members was holding a rifle, which Corporal Marti confiscated. As he was searching the suspect one of the other gang members produced a revolver and shot him. The suspect was convicted of the murder but paroled after only 11 years.
Corporal Marti was survived by his wife and daughter.

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NeXT month It will be 53 years since your watch ended. I have thought and spoke of you often, AJ, telling our 4 children the story of their family hero. They are now adults with children of their own, and have located to the 4 corners of the world, I am sure the recount the story of Uncle AJ o their family, keeping the memories alive.

R. Miller
July 6, 2014


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