Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Martez "Tez" Hughes

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, November 19, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Martez "Tez" Hughes

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
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Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

February 17, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Martez "Tez" Hughes, from complications of the COVID-19 virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer succumbs from this deadly virus. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

February 2, 2021

RIP Officer Hughes. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Louisville

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

February 1, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Hughes. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

January 31, 2021

Officer Hughes, Tez! Cool nickname! I am sure you had much more to do here, but God had another plan. I am sorry for your family's loss. I thank you for your brave service and I know you will be missed. Rest in Peace, Brother. Go with God.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Gainesville, GA

January 31, 2021

R.I.P Officer Martez Hughes

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

January 30, 2021

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

January 30, 2021

deepest condolences to the officer's family and friends

Randal Glenn
Canada Border Services Officer retired

January 30, 2021

Officer Hughes,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

January 30, 2021

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Police Officer Martez "Tez" Hughes during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Police Officer Martez "Tez" Hughes.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

January 29, 2021

Officer Hughes, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. It took a small virus to take your life. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

January 29, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Martez "Tez" Hughes and the extended law enforcement family of the Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky.


End of Watch Thursday, November 19, 2020.


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 29, 2021

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, and agency during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God. [Matthew 5:9];

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4], and;

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, RPP, NCCA
For God & Country Christian Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
07/05/1974 - 04/01/1998
Nashua Police Department
Nashua, NH 03060

January 29, 2021

Thank you for your service,

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 28, 2021

Rest in Peace Police Officer Martez "Tez" Hughes! Thank you for your 11 years of service with the Louisville Metro Police Department in Kentucky. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your daughter, your mother, and your sister, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all of your family, and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

January 28, 2021

Hughes family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Officer Hughes thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Rudy Jones (Retired)
DAV

January 28, 2021

Rest In Peace! Thank you for your service!

Adult Probation and Parole Officer; Erie
Erie County Adult Probation and Parole

January 28, 2021

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of your agency during this most difficult and tragic time.....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

January 28, 2021

Rest in peace Officer Hughes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 28, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

January 28, 2021

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

January 28, 2021

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Martez Hughes. Please know we are eternally grateful for Martez’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Police Officer Hughes, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Louisville Metro Police Department in Louisville, Kentucky for Martez’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Police Officer Hughes’ mother.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.

Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]
214-908-2617

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

January 27, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

January 27, 2021

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Louisville Metro Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

January 27, 2021

Hero never forgotten.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

January 27, 2021

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