Patrolman George H. Martin

Patrolman George H. Martin

Carlisle Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, April 8, 1893

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George H. Martin

Patrolman George Martin was shot and killed by a burglar he pursued into a alley near South Street. Two days later the suspect was arrested by police in Winchester, Virginia.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and hanged on March 1, 1894.

Patrolman Martin was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1894

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

April 8, 2021

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