Deputy Sheriff Marty Michael Martin

Deputy Sheriff Marty Michael Martin

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, September 6, 2008

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Marty Michael Martin

Deputy Sheriff Marty Martin was killed in an automobile crash on I-71 near I-270 while he and another deputy worked an undercover operation at approximately 12:30 a.m.

Their unmarked SUV hydroplaned as a result of heavy rain struck a culvert, and overturned.

Deputy Martin was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. His partner sustained moderate injuries.

Deputy Martin had served with the Franklin County Sheriff's Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 745

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, undercover, weather

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff Marty Michael Martin of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

September 6, 2023

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