Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Posey C. Martin

Galax Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, February 21, 1935

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Reflections for Chief of Police Posey C. Martin

This is my great Grandfather, I never got to meet him but I heard lots of good stories about him !

Kenneth Hurt

October 22, 2021

I never knew Chief Martin but my father, Charles F. Martin, son of Charles Daniel Martin (1878-1927), brother to Chief Posey Martin, often spoke very highly of him. The family was very proud of him.

Elizabeth Martin
Federal Bureau of Investigation

January 6, 2018

Today, 79 years after his sacrifice, “A” Shift honors Chief Posey Martin. by dedicating our watch to him. God bless you, R.I.P. brother. You are not forgotten.

Sgt. Jason Slaughter
Radford City Police Department

February 21, 2014

My husband never met his Grandfather but he knew his Grandmother who lived to be 100 years old. She loved her husband and spoke of him to her grandson and never remarried. She raised four wonderful children. Captain Martian would have been proud.

Cheryl Wilson-Sprinkle, wife of Danny Sp
wife of Posey Martian's Grandson PoP

June 8, 2013

Never knew my great grandfather, but his wife, our Mama Martin was the sweetest woman I ever knew. R.I.P

Steve Fulton
Great Grandson

April 9, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th anniversary 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 diminishes 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

February 21, 2012

My Mother was 15 when you died. Although I never met you, through her I learned what a great father and husband you were. You have never been forgotten.

Nancy S. Farley

October 5, 2011

Never knew my great grandfather, but had always heard about this.

Lori H
Great Grand Daughter

October 4, 2011



February 12, 2008

Thank you Chief for serving the citizens of the Commonwealth. May God continue to bless your family and department.

Patrol Officer
Chesterfield County Police Dept., VA.

February 21, 2005

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