Reserve Deputy Constable Martinus Mitchum
Second City Court of New Orleans (LA) Constable’s Office
End of Watch: February 26, 2021
Reserve Deputy Constable Martinus Mitchum was shot and killed while working security at a high school basketball game. Reserve Deputy Constable Mitchum got into a confrontation with a suspect who was denied entrance into the game. As he was escorting the suspect from the premises, the suspect pulled a gun and shot him in the chest. Reserve Deputy Constable Mitchum was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his gunshot wound. He is the 9th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Louisiana in 2021.
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