Constable John T. Martin

Constable John T. Martin

Carnegie Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, April 19, 1960

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John T. Martin

Constable Martin was shot and killed after responding to a report of a burglary at a barn. He had located one suspect inside the barn and then went outside to search for the second suspect. As he walked outside, the second suspect shot him with a shotgun.

The suspect was apprehended.

Constable Martin had served with the Carnegie Police Department for 2 months, and is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today on the 52nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 19, 2012

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