Officer Michael Martin
Officer Michael Martin began his career as a part-time police officer for the Town of Bradford in 1999. In 2001 he was hired as a part-time police officer in the Town of Henniker, he then was promoted to a full time position in January of 2002. Officer Martin attended the NH Police Academy in April of 2002 and became certified as a full time police officer in June of 2002.
Officer Martin serves as a department training officer, and he holds certifications in Doppler Traffic Radar Operator, Breath Test Instrument Operator, ASP Baton and he is a Child Passenger Seat Safety Technician. Officer Martin is also a certified instructor in the Preliminary Breath Test Instrument (PBT), as well as being the Departments Oleoresin Capsicum Pepper Spray instructor.
Officer Martin is a Department Field Training Officer, and in 2004 was certified as a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) officer. He teaches D.A.R.E. at the Henniker Community School at the 5th and 7th grade levels.
Officer Martin is a Certified Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstructionist and a member of the Departments Serious and Fatal Accident Team, and he is a Youth Center Representitive and a member of the Departments Color Guard.
Officer Martin is the Henniker Police Departments liason for the Special Olympics of NH.
On October 5, 2008 Officer Martin received a NH Congressional Law Enforcement Award for his dedication and professionalism when dealing with a serious road rage incident in the Town of Pembroke while off duty. Officer Martin was recognized for taking action and preventing further injury to a person that was being struck with a baseball bat.