Surry Community College dedicates classroom to fallen officer

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Sgt. Gregory Keith Martin (Jonesville Police Department)

Sgt. Gregory Keith Martin (Jonesville Police Department)

SURRY COUNTY, N.C.– Law enforcement agencies dedicated a classroom at Surry Community College to a fallen police officer from Jonesville Friday.

Police Sergeant Gregory Keith Martin is the only graduate from Surry Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Program to be killed in the line of duty.

Investigators say a man shot and killed Sergeant Martin during a traffic stop on Interstate 77 in 1996.