Officer James Anthony Martin

Officer James Anthony Martin

New Canaan Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Wednesday, July 24, 1991

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James Anthony Martin

Officer Martin died as a result of injuries he sustained when he came into contact with a downed power line during a severe thunder storm the day before. He was 36 years old and is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 18

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Officer Martin, it has been 33 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

July 24, 2024

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