Deputy Sheriff Frederick Thomas Clark, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Frederick Thomas Clark, Sr.

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, May 7, 1987

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Frederick Thomas Clark, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Frederick Clark and Deputy Sheriff Donna Miller were killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of Fletcher Avenue and North Boulevard while responding to a shooting call.

During the response a tire on the patrol car blew out, causing it to crash. Deputy Miller succumbed to her injuries the following day.

Deputy Clark had been with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, shots fired call

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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