Corporal Arthur J. Marti

Corporal Arthur J. Marti

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, August 28, 1961

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

Most Recent Reflection

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NeXT month It will be 53 years since your watch ended. I have thought and spoke of you often, AJ, telling our 4 children the story of their family hero. They are now adults with children of their own, and have located to the 4 corners of the world, I am sure the recount the story of Uncle AJ o their family, keeping the memories alive.

R. Miller

July 6, 2014

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