Trooper Martin J. Kerins

Trooper Martin J. Kerins

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, August 23, 1938

Martin J. Kerins

Trooper Martin Kerins was injured when his motorcycle blew a tire and he was thrown to the pavement and struck his head. He succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Trooper Kerins had been with the agency for five years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 21, 1938

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Trooper Kerins,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New York. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 23, 2018

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