Name: Mac W. Martin

Age: 52

Address/phone: 15765 Highway 10, Tahlequah, Okla. 74464; (918) 456-7144.

Current occupation: Owner, Tahlequah Towing, two years.

Employment history: Began career in law enforcement in the early 1990s. Worked for the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, while working part-time for the Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission, NSU Campus Police; five years of service as a ranger on the river, head investigator of domestic violence with United Keetoowah Band, then placed in charge of their tribal law enforcement.

Education history: Graduated from Tahlequah High School 1973. Attended the reserve Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training in 1993; graduated from full-time CLEET Academy in 1994.

Organization memberships: Volunteer firefighter for Illinois River Fire Department since 1990, except for a short time when moved out of the area. Chief for past five years.

Awards and honors: Numerous awardsfrom CCSO and OSRC while employed at those agencies.

Special skills, training and certificates: Numerous hours of CLEET training.

Family information: Wife, Kriston; children: Salena, Chasidy, ReAnna, Mac II and Sasha; grandchildren: Zeke, D’Arcy, Lane, Ty, Gracie and Ava.

Church affiliation: Methodist

Hobbies and special interests: Spending time with the grandkids, fishing.


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