Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Daniel C. Martinez

Fort Smith Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, March 23, 2007

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Reflections for Officer Daniel C. Martinez

Hello my friend, I wanted to drop by and say hello. Seems like yesterday we was talking about tires for my truck. Then you was taken from all of us. I can say that each year it seems like has just happened. I still miss you everyday my friend. Keep your eye on us till we meet again

Friend Clay Caudell

March 24, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Martinez.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 23, 2022

Hey Brother,
We miss you Danny! Tiff and I were just talking about you. Your son and Tiffs Kensie are great friends

Retired Peace Officer Ella Evans

September 15, 2020

Thinking about you today. Through your passing I have got to meet and make friends with some of your family. You were so loved and now terribly missed but I do know you are not forgotten. You would be proud at how your friends and family honor and remember you.

Cindy May

June 20, 2020

Hey brother, just wanted to stop by and say hello. You maybe gone but you are definitely not forgotten.

Reserve Patrolman Clay Caudell
Poteau Police Dept

March 27, 2020

Rest easy in heaven

Mark Mottola

March 23, 2020

Danny we will never forget you. I think about you a lot theses days. Many of us do. Watch over us brother.

Retired Corporal Matthew Holloway
Fort Smith Police

May 3, 2019

Danny its been 11 years but it seems like it was yesterday ! You are not and will not be forgotton ! I still feel like I could've done something differently that would have changed the outcome. But I do know that you are a HERO !!! RIP Bro.

Sgt. (Ret.) Tom Robinson
Fort Smith Police Department

March 23, 2018

You were the only that had faith in the short kid when you coached me in poteau parc #32 A.j Martinez 3rd and 4th grade cowboys you made me a legend in the parc in my 2 year which would be 4th grade against the white and black team patriots I made every tackle I made every yard of offense and touch downs and I made them never gain one yard. I did it all through the same hole and you had me plying nosegaurd your help moved me to a perfect game. Thank you I'll always love you Coach Martinez.

Jerry Allen Joseph Martinez
Football

March 11, 2018

Danny although my thoughts are being posted here a day after the tenth year after your death, I can assure you that you are not forgotten. I think of you daily, sometimes several times a day You are a hero and I do mean a HERO ! You.undubtedly saved several lives the night you gave your life to protect and save the lives of the other innocent people at that house. I will undoubtedly regret for the rest of my life not getting to you quicker than I did ! I don't know if I had gotten there sooner if it would have made a difference, but Billy, who was driving right in front of me me and I promise you we we going as fast as possible but that wasn't fast enough ! You will never be forgotten and will always be a HERO ! Rest in peace my brother !

Sgt. Tom Robinson (Ret)
Fort Smith Police

March 25, 2017

It's hard to believe that 10 years have past. Rest In Peace brother!

Detective Corporal Anthony Parkinson
Fort Smith PD

March 23, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Thank you for all you did to protect Arkansans. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

March 23, 2017

Rest in peace my brother. Heros go to a better place, cowards go to hell. God bless you and your family. May all that knew you keep you alive in their thoughts.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)
N.Y.P.D.

March 23, 2017

Hey Danny, just checking in and wanted to let you know I was thinking about you. Thanks for your service and the advice you shared with me. Rest in Peace Brother.

Lieutenant Heath Ropp
Ames PD

November 21, 2016

Think of you so often, Danny.

Rhonda Rhodes
friend

July 26, 2016

Happy birthday brother we turn 43 today and there is not a day I don't Miss you. Thanks for sacrifice and we will see you again

Reserve Officer
PPD twin brother

July 1, 2016

Hey my friend! Stopping by to to say hello. Still miss ya brother

Reserve officer / Dispatcher Clay Caude
Poteau PD / Leflore County S.O.

March 23, 2016

Never forgotten

Heather
FSPD former dispatcher

March 23, 2016

Missing you brother...

Retired Police Officer Ella Evans
Sister in Law enforcement

June 22, 2015

Another year has come and gone it seems like yesterday you were just here we miss you so much wish you were here. We had a high school baseball game today and we won for you 10-3 your memory carries on with us as long as we are here. Ronald, Wendy, Donald, Blue, Daniel
Love,
Martinez family

Ronald Martinez
Uncle/ cousin

March 23, 2015

Danny, it's hard to believe it's been 8 years already. It seems like just yesterday, and not a day goes by that I don't think of you. You must be pleased to know how many lives you have touched since that fateful day that you made the ultimate sacrifice. Your tour of duty is over, but you will never be forgotten. Rest well, my friend.

Major Dean Pitts
Fort Smith Police Department

March 23, 2015

8 years. Certainly doesn't seem like it. So much has changed. But you still live in our hearts, your memory, the kindness you showed to everyone, your sense of humor... You are missed!

Emily
Former Dispatcher

March 23, 2015

eight years later but seems just like was last week miss ya brother.

Detective Larry Loomis
Heavener Police Dept.

March 23, 2015

Danny, where does the time go? 7 years that is so hard to believe. Seems like a short time ago that your law enforcement family received news of your shooting. We were all devastated and hoping it was just a dream, but of course it wasn't. You are missed terribly by your friends and loved ones. Please keep watch over the rest of us left behind to continue the service and keep us safe in the job we do. If you don't want to nudge us if we are slacking, I know Dustin will be right there to do that for us because he was all about the aggravation of his friends. We miss you and loved you alot.

Officer Mary King
Heavener Police Department

June 19, 2014

Danny, although I didn't get to you soon enough that night, but I really tried. I just didn't make it. Had I or someone else been there just a little sooner things might have been different. I at least hope you know that I was with you moments after the shooting and couldn't do anything to help you. I also hope you knew you weren't alone. You are a hero, RIP.

Sgt. Thomas Robinson (ret)
Fort Smith, Arkansas PD

March 23, 2014

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