Corporal Arthur J. Marti

Corporal Arthur J. Marti

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, August 28, 1961

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Arthur J. Marti

Corporal Arthur Marti was shot and killed after confronting four gang members.

One of the gang members was holding a rifle, which Corporal Marti confiscated. As he was searching the suspect one of the other gang members produced a revolver and shot him.

The man was convicted of the murder but paroled after serving only 11 years.

Corporal Marti was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Released after 11 years

gang member, weapons violation

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten.

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

August 28, 2020

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