Deputy Sheriff Edward Adolph Martinez

Deputy Sheriff Edward Adolph Martinez

Denver Sheriff's Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, November 15, 1980

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Edward Adolph Martinez

Deputy Sheriff Edward Martinez suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after he and several other deputies struggled with a prisoner during the booking process.

Deputy Martinez had served with the Denver Sheriff's Department for 11 months.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

prisoner custody

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Deputy Sheriff Martinez,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denver County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 15, 2020

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