Police Officer II Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang

Police Officer II Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 14, 2012

Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang

Police Officer II Martoiya Lang was shot and killed as she and another officer served a narcotics search warrant at a home on Mendenhall Court.

A subject opened fire on the officers at the scene, striking Patrolman Lang and her partner. Despite their wounds, the officers were able to return fire and wounded the subject.

The man was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Officer Lang had served with the Memphis Police Department for 9-1/2 years. She is survived by her husband and four children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years, 6 months
  • Badge 4575

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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