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 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 suspect was convicted of the murder but paroled after 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

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To the family friends, and fellow officers of of A.J : just want you to know that I think of him often .He was a gentle soul, and my teammate at DeLaSalle. I resolve this day to do what I can to bring about proper respect for all Peace Officers.
John J. Gladbach DLS '51

John J. Gladbach
friend and teammate

September 8, 2019

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