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SGT. Marty Martinez Scholarship Fund

A scholarship awarded annually to a high school Senior of APS, who have expressed an interest in following a career in law enforcement or education.

About Sergeant Marty Martinez

Marty Martinez grew up in Albuquerque, N.M. He attended Albuquerque High school and graduated in 1977. Marty proudly served in the United States Army for 11 years, he loved serving his country. Marty went on to become Albuquerque’s finest in 1982 where he proudly served the Albuquerque Police Department for 20 years! 

After retirement, he went on to Albuquerque Public Schools Police Department where he was a School Resource Officer at Valley High School for over 10 years. Marty’s sons’ Marcus and Manuel attended school at Valley High School while he worked there.

Marty worked for the Albuquerque Public Schools Police Department for a total of 16 years.

About the Scholarship Fund

Marty’s children Martin (children Andres and David), Mark (Adriana) (children Alyssa, Valeria, Marco and Miguel), Marcus and Manuel, have graciously allowed the EPOA to create the “Sergeant Marty Martinez Scholarship Fund” in Marty’s honor.

When is the Scholarship Awarded?

The “Sergeant Marty Martinez Scholarship” will be awarded annually to a high school Senior of APS, who have expressed an interest in following a career in law enforcement or education.