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Police Officer William T. Martin

New York City Transit Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, April 9, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer William T. Martin

Officer Martin, we pause to salute your heroism and honor your ultimate sacrifice. We pledge to never forget, we thank God for this site because it will allow others to help us keep our pledge. To know that 100 years from now people will be able to read about your heroism is very comforting. We will be gone someday but your memory will live on forever and for that we should all be grateful.

Private Citizen
Grew up in 46 pct

April 10, 2021

Your family thinks about you everyday.
RIP Dad.

Richard family member

April 9, 2021

Officer Martin,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 9, 2021

Rest in peace.


April 10, 2020

RIP Officer Martin and my condolences to his family. He was a hero who didn't deserve what happened to him. In all fairness, I wish the perp got the same life sentence that PO Martin got, although I know that would never happen. Rest In Peace.

Lt Rick Hannsgen

April 10, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Martin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 4, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 18, 2018

I was also class of '82 .The story of Billy was told as a cautionary tale .Never underestimate a derelict. I was glad to hear Billy was able to walk his daughter down the aisle . His name is on the wall in 1PP. God rest your soul. Your story saved many rookie Transit Cops.

Retired P.O. Ken Braun
Transit Cop 82-90 ,N.Y.P.D. 90-02

September 8, 2018

I learned of your story while I was in the New York City Transit Police Academy in 1982. To think you held on so long. RIP.

Former P.O. Guy Sanders
NYC Transit Police

July 2, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother.

Ret. Det. Mike Presta #691

April 10, 2018

Thank you everyone for your kind words. It is comforting to know my father is remembered, especially today..

Kathleen Riordan

April 9, 2018

God bless you and your family. A true hero who sacrificed more than I could possibly imagine. Rest In Peace

Po Hyland

April 9, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 9, 2018

I remember officer Martin and we worked for a time in Dist#4 . He was a fine officer and a gentleman. Rest in :Peace officer Martin May God Bless your family and keep them safe.

offider James Flahive

June 9, 2017

I know you are in a special place in Heaven for what you have suffered.

Family member
Son of officer

April 27, 2017

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

April 23, 2017

Thank you for your service, RIP

Lt Kevin Fox

April 9, 2017

We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without paying tribute to our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 7th 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. You fought such a long battle, and I am sure your family fought it with you. May God bless them.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

April 8, 2017

Your agency is now a part of history and you are a part of that agency's history, but in the worst way. You did your job knowing the risks and even after a violent attack, you never gave up, hanging on bravely for an additional 30 years. You are truly a hero.

God Bless, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 5, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

April 5, 2017

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