Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Paul Martin

Mercer County Sheriff's Office, North Dakota

End of Watch Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Paul Martin


In my 39 years on job, I've met many cops. If I had to describe you with one word, it would have to be genuine. You never had an agenda--just a good guy wearing the same uniform on the other side of the river. Our last conversation, we talked about grandkids and retirement. I got the call that someone was down in Mercer County and we had a officers going over to cover--and then I found out and the first thing that came to mind was our last conversation.

Rest easy brother, I'll never forget you....until we meet again!

Neighboring County

March 30, 2024

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.

Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

February 7, 2024

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Martin. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Mercer County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 8, 2024

Sheriff Martin, our world is full of evil people, and yet, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

December 23, 2023

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

December 18, 2023

So very sorry for the loss of another of God’s warriors. Lifting up his family, friends and co-workers.

Jamie Hamlett
Sister Charles Callemyn

December 17, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

December 14, 2023

God bless and thank you for your service.

Detective Tim F
Chicago PD

December 14, 2023

Rest In Peace my brother.

Lt. Dan Mullin-retired
Lockport Il

December 14, 2023

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

December 13, 2023

Another LE brother loses his life by a stupid criminal act. So sorry for the loss of this officer. RIP Deputy Martin. Prayers of comfort and strength for your family.
Thank you Deputy Martin for your years of service.

Deputy Sheriff (Ret) Glen Allison
Tarrant County S.O. Ft Worth, Texas

December 11, 2023

Rest in peace brother

Reserve Officer Steve Durfee

December 11, 2023

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. "In valor there is hope."

Recruit N. George
Albany County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Institute Session 6.

December 11, 2023

Thank you for the service you have given protecting the citizens in your area. You were the one we needed to protect us from the evil that works against us all. Now gone because of all you gave but you won't be forgotten because of that either.

With much honor & respect for your service, love to your family & friends that remain here & above all have peace in GODS arms forever.
M. L. Poston

December 10, 2023

GOD BLESS & be with your immediate & work families as they go through this time of loss. You won't be forgotten for the service you have given to those who needed you the most. Much love & respect as we remember you.

Margie Golden Poston

December 10, 2023

On behalf of the 68 dedicated volunteers associated with POINT 27 across the United States, we would like to offer condolences for Deputy Sheriff Paul Martin. Please know we are eternally grateful for Paul’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Deputy Sheriff Martin, 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 Mercer County Sheriff's Office in Stanton, North Dakota for Paul’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 also 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 Deputy Sheriff Paul Martin’s wife.

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.


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

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes #R309
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division (Retired)
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

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

December 10, 2023

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Paul Martin, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

December 10, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

December 10, 2023

Rest in peace, Deputy Martin. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

December 9, 2023

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service (Retired)

December 9, 2023

I went to church and school with Paul growing up. He was one of the nicest people and always had a smile on his face. Rest in Peace Paul

Marlene Hiltner

December 8, 2023

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Ret.

December 8, 2023

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

December 8, 2023

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

December 8, 2023

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service to protect your community.

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

December 8, 2023

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