Archive for category: Latest News

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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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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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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Martin Police Assistant Chief Graduates from FBI National Academy

by / on March 20, 2018, 2:02 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

Martin Police Department is proud to announce the recent graduation of Assistant Chief Phillip Fuqua from the 271st Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico Virginia. Assistant Chief Fuqua attended the prestigious school from January 8th through March 16th. Martin Police Department currently has four officers that have graduated from the FBINA. Two hundred and twenty-three law enforcement officers […]

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Martin Police SRO Attends RAIDER Training

by / on March 20, 2018, 12:32 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

Westview H.S. School Resource Officer Jason Arant recently attended special training in preparation for an active shooter. The RAIDER Training program exposes first-on-scene responders to the tactical skills necessary to operate successfully in the unique tensions of an active shooter setting – a hostile environment, populated by large numbers of civilians, with an Active Killer attempting to achieve the highest […]

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Chief Teal Announced Promotions of Two Officers

by / on November 22, 2017, 12:46 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

Police Chief Don Teal announced the promotions of two officers at a recent departmental meeting. Sergeant Brad Cook was promoted to the rank of Patrol Lieutenant. Lt. Cook has been with the Martin Police Department for 11 years. Patrol Officer Chris Finch was promoted to the rank of Patrol Sergeant. Sgt. Finch has been with Martin Police Department for 13 […]

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Captain Reed Voted as 2017 Best Law Enforcement Officer

by / on November 1, 2017, 11:29 am / in Latest News / 0 comments

Congratulations to our own Patrol Captain Eric Reed Voted as the 2017 Best Law Enforcement Officer in Weakley County!!!    

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Family Fun Night at Martin Elementary School

by / on October 25, 2017, 12:29 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

The Martin Police Department and the Martin Fire Department joined forces at Family Fun Night at the Martin Elementary School and provided a child fingerprinting booth.  Thanks to Martin Fire for helping us out with this event. 

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Officers Complete Crash Reconstruction Course

by / on October 24, 2017, 2:49 pm / in Latest News / 0 comments

The Martin Police Department would like to announce that two of our officers, Ptl. Scott Diehl and Ptl. Trae Vaughn recently completed the Crash Reconstruction Course. This is a mathematically intensive course that consists of three two-week courses. This is a very difficult and prestigious achievement for both officers. We are proud of both of them and they now join […]

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Martin Police Announce Promotions

by / on June 23, 2017, 3:24 pm / in Latest News, Press Releases / 0 comments

Police Chief Don Teal announces the promotions of two officers at a recent departmental meeting. Lieutenant Eric Reed was promoted to the rank of Patrol Captain. Captain Reed has been with the department for 19 years. Captain Phillip Fuqua was promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief. Assistant Chief Fuqua has been with the department for 16 years. Both officers […]

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