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Police Chief E. Clarence Martin

Las Animas Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, April 20, 1947

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Reflections for Police Chief E. Clarence Martin

Rest in peace Chief Martin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 13, 2020

I am sue Martin , Grandaughter of Clarence proud of my Grandfather along with his father Robert Martin ,killed in the line of duty.. The saddness in our family over the loss of our family members has been overwhelming thru the years..Rest in peace Grandpa, you were so loved..

Sue Martin

November 26, 2019

Rest in Peace, Chief Martin. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 26, 2012

I learned of your death when positng a reflection for your father. Your family endured such great tragedy suffering two line of duty deaths.

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered. .

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 26, 2012

Chief Martin - You remind us that no earthly rank or title exempts us from the dangers of police work. Please let yours be that "little voice" which reminds us to exercise caution when handling calls normally handled by our officers. Two Fridays ago, I stood in the State Assembly hall when they voted on a motion in regards to next month's Peace Officers Memorial week. Your name was one of the almost 250 read off. Thank you for your service to the people of Las Animas County and the State of Colorado. You are not forgotten. May God Grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 3, 2010

My Uncle Clarence was a wonderful caring person. He was a hero in many peoples eyes, not only his family. He was proud to be a lawman and he performed his job well. He will always be remembered as well as my grandfather Sheriff R E Martin who gave his life in the line of duty many years before. Pauline Martin

irma pauline martin saud
niece to clarence martin

November 17, 2008

You and your father's sacrifices for the people of your community will never be forgotten. While you paid the ultimate sacrifice, your names will live among the honored heros. Thank you, sir.
May our Father watch over your family, and may they always know they are from a family of heros.
Rest in Peace.

Ptlm John Griggs
Pueblo (CO) Police Dept

April 20, 2006

You paid the ultimate sacrafice as did your father before you. Both of you are true Heros and will never be forgotten by the law enforcement community. Keep watch over all those that are still here on patrol. Rest in peace.

Robert Gordon, father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Robert Gordon, Asst. Chief, Retired
Riverside PD, IL

April 10, 2005

Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.


Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

March 24, 2004

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