Today we honor carlisle officer george martin who was killed today in 1863

On Saturday April 8, 1893, around 10:00 pm, while walking the streets of Carlisle on patrol, Martin observed a man acting in a suspicious manner on the outskirts of town. Martin knew the man as a burglar and followed him. When the suspect noticed the officer, he started to run down Dickinson Alley and up South Street. He then turned into a narrow dark lane near the graveyard with the officer close behind.

Read about Officer George Martin here at the Cumberland County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation:

Cumberland County Crime Stoppers honors the memory Officer Martin, and all of the law enforcement community who have worked so hard to make our county a better and safer place to live and work.

You can honor the law enforcement community by making a donation here to the Cumberland County Crime Stoppers, or the Cumberland County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation. Both are 501(c)3 deductable.