Deputy Sheriff George Moorman Martin

Deputy Sheriff George Moorman Martin

Placer County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Monday, July 11, 1859

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George Moorman Martin

Deputy Martin was shot and killed while he and two other deputies attempted to arrest two escapees near Auburn. One of the escapees was also wounded in the shootout and later committed suicide.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

arrest attempt, escapee

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 11, 2020

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