Lieutenant Willis Durwood Martin

Lieutenant Willis Durwood Martin

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, April 26, 1977

Willis Durwood Martin

Trooper Willis Martin was killed when his department vehicle was struck by a drunk driver.

Lieutenant Martin is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 102

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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I will never forget you nor the night you were killed. I think of you often as well as other officers that were killed at KSP Post 4. I had the honor of serving as part of the Honor Guard at your funeral. RIP Lt. Martin

Ret. Det. Randy Gibbs
Kentucky State Police

April 28, 2016

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