Police Matron Marta Shanaman

Police Matron Marta Shanaman

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, December 12, 1971

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Marta Shanaman

Matron Marta Shanaman was shot and killed during an escape attempt at the Detroit Police Department’s women's detention facility. The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Matron Shanaman is buried in Lodi Cemetery, Orange Township, Kalkaska County, Michigan. She was survived by her son, two brohers, her sister and a step-sister.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 15 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life in prison

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement family.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 12, 2020

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