Sergeant Clifford W. Martin, Sr.

Sergeant Clifford W. Martin, Sr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, April 10, 2020

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Clifford W. Martin, Sr.

Sergeant Clifford Martin died as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.

Sergeant Martin had served with the Chicago Police Department for 25 years and was assigned to Unit 610 - Bureau of Detectives - Area Central. He is survived by his wife and three children.

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 1456

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Friday, March 20, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of the Major Crimes Unit of the Rochester Police Department, NY we send our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your Sergeant, Clifford Martin, Sr., from the COVID-19 virus. Sgt. Martin was a true professional and extended such a courtesy and hospitality to our Investigators while conducting business in Chicago. Sgt. Martin , you will be missed . Our thoughts and prayers for your family.

Investigator Mario Correia
Rochester Police Department, New York

September 23, 2020

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