Trooper William Martz

Trooper William Martz

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, March 12, 1925

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William Martz

Trooper Martz was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while guarding bank robbers at the Berrien County Jail. The other officer began to inspect his own revolver when it discharged and struck Trooper Martz. He succumbed to his injuries two days later.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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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)

March 12, 2021

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