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Safe Zone

by / on January 22, 2019, 5:24 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

Martin Police Department Safe Zone In an effort to protect Martin residents from becoming victims of crime when selling or purchasing items advertised online, the Martin Police Department has introduced an initiative designed to provide a safe zone for transactions. How the Program Works Martin or nearby residents who are selling or purchasing items advertised online may come to the […]

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Temporary Lockdown for Martin Elementary and Primary Schools

by / on January 11, 2019, 1:05 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

A few minutes ago, the Martin Police Department was notified by phone of a possible domestic issue in the area of Christine St.  We were given information that there were firearms inside the residence in question. Due to the close proximity of this residence to both the Martin Elementary and Primary Schools, both schools were placed on temporary lockdown as […]

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Khalil Taylor Pleads Guilty

by / on December 5, 2018, 7:03 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Prior to the beginning of a trial this week, Khalil Mustaffa Taylor, 27 of Martin, pleaded guilty to Especially Aggravated Robbery and Second-Degree Murder stemming from the shooting death of Charles C. Graves of Martin in 2017. Taylor was arrested by Martin Police Department in June of 2017 during an investigation regarding the shooting death of Mr. Graves.  The incident […]

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New School Resource Officer

by / on December 4, 2018, 11:44 am / in Latest News / 0 comments

The Martin Police Department would like to announce that Cody Stewart will be assuming the role of School Resource Officer for MPD in the near future.  Cody is a Martin native and has previously been employed with us as a 911 dispatcher for the past 5 years.  Cody has transferred to the Patrol Division to receive field training for his […]

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Martin Man Arrested After Making Verbal Threats to Harm Others

by / on November 28, 2018, 1:33 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Earlier this morning at approx. 10:29 am, the Martin Police Department received a call that a white male was at the City of Martin Recreational Complex on Hwy 45 and had made some verbal threats about harming others.  Several officers from Martin Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to that area.  Although the threats were not directed towards […]

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One Vehicle Crash at Mt. Pelia Rd. and Baker Rd.

by / on October 11, 2018, 1:37 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Officers from the Martin Police Department responded to Omni Community Residential house located at 112 Baker Rd. in reference to a one-vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, the officers discovered that a silver 2005 Buick LeSabre sedan had been driven into a brick wall located on the west side of the residence and had actually entered the inside of the structure.  Witnesses […]

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Motorcycle Versus Car Crash

by / on August 7, 2018, 4:38 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Earlier this morning at approx. 8:41 a.m., Ptl. Trae Vaughn and other officers from the Martin Police Department responded to University St. near Domino’s Pizza in reference to a vehicle versus motorcycle crash. Upon arrival, it was determined that a white 2002 Jeep Liberty operated by Lora Phillips, 36 of Paris, TN, was traveling West on University St. Ms. Phillips […]

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29th Citizen’s Police Academy

by / on May 16, 2018, 1:49 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

Martin Police Department would like to announce that 22 residents have recently graduated from the 29th Session of the Martin Police Department’s Citizen’s Police Academy.  Last Thursday night graduates were rewarded with a meal in celebration of their accomplishment and to thank everyone that played a role in putting the academy together.  Graduates, family members, officers, staff, C.P.A. alumni members […]

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Arrest Made in Burglary / Vandalisms

by / on May 9, 2018, 1:34 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Officers of the Martin Police Department responded to Sudden Service Quick Stop (509 N. Lindell St.) at 1:49 a.m. on 5/9/18 in reference to a burglar alarm.  They discovered that a rear door was open and that several items were missing from the store.  Shortly after, a suspect was identified.  Officers performed a search of the residence of Sean G. […]

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Peter Graves Sentenced by Federal Judge in Court at Jackson, TN

by / on May 7, 2018, 1:42 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

A Federal Judge in court at Jackson, TN has sentenced a Martin man stemming from a May 20, 2016 arrest by Martin Police Department.  The original arrest of Peter A. Graves, 41 of Martin, took place at 325 N. McCombs St. in Martin.  Officers from Martin P.D. performed a consented search of the residence during a domestic violence investigation.  Mr. […]

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