Police Officer Adolph Peter Martial

Police Officer Adolph Peter Martial

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, November 8, 1937

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Adolph Peter Martial

Officer Martial succumbed to injuries received in an accident two days earlier. He and his partner were on patrol when hish partner swerved to avoid a car and struck a curb. The impact caused Officer Martial to strike his head on a gun rack mounted above the windshield. He complained of a headache and went home after taking some aspirin. Shortly therafter he lapsed into a coma and succumbed to a blod clot which had formed as a result of the concussion.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 6, 1937

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 8, 2020

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