Tag: Paul Starzyk

Officers, others remember Sgt. Starzyk’s sacrifice

Officers, others remember Sgt. Starzyk’s sacrifice

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Between the solemn sound of a bagpipe to the somber notes of “Taps,” Martinez Police Sgt. Paul Starzyk was praised Thursday by Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal and remembered by former chief, Tom Simonetti, who recalled Starzyk’s humor and dedication. “He made a difference,” Sappal said. “He gave his own life.” Ten […]

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Fallen MPD sergeant to be remembered Thursday in ceremony

Fallen MPD sergeant to be remembered Thursday in ceremony

| September 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – It’s been 10 years since Martinez Police Sgt. Paul Starzyk answered a call for help when an armed man terrorized patrons of a hair salon as he sought out his estranged wife and entered a nearby apartment. Starzyk was trying to save the five in the apartment when he was killed by […]

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