Flags in Maryland lowered to half-staff after murder of Probation Agent Davis Martinez

03 May 2024- Governor Wes Moore this evening issued the following statement regarding the apprehension of the suspect wanted for the murder of Agent Davis Martinez:

“Agent Martinez served with distinction and our state is safer because of him—our entire state grieves his loss along with those he held dear. I would like to thank our dedicated law enforcement community for their relentless and successful efforts in apprehending the suspect and for their unwavering pursuit of justice for Agent Martinez, his family, his friends and colleagues.”

Agent Martinez is the first Maryland Division of Parole and Probation agent alleged to have been killed by a client while on duty. 

Per the Governor’s order, the Maryland flag will continue to fly at half staff through the day of Agent Martinez’s interment. The U.S. flag will also be lowered to half staff on the day of interment.