Patrolman Martin Trimp

Patrolman Martin Trimp

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, May 6, 1898

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Martin Trimp

Patrolman Martin Trimp was shot and killed near the intersection of Bernadotte Street and Cleveland Avenue by a man he and several armed citizens had trapped in a barn.

The man had just shot and killed Corporal Anthony Cleary minutes earlier. The citizens shot and killed the suspect.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Patrolman Trimp,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Orleans.


United States Border Patrol

May 6, 2023

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