Patrolman Clarence C. Clark

Patrolman Clarence C. Clark

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, November 23, 1938

Clarence C. Clark

Patrolman Clarence Clark and Patrolman Victor Cooper were killed in an automobile crash near the intersection of Farmers Boulevard and 114th Avenue, St. Albans, Queens, while responding to a false alarm.

The vehicle struck a parked car after driving through a soft portion of roadway while en route to the call. Patrolman Cooper was riding a police car for the very first time after having been on foot patrol for the previous 11 years.

Patrolman Clark had served with the NYPD for 17 years and was assigned to the 105th Precinct. He was survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 2180

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

false alarm

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Patrolman Clark,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.

R.I.P.
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November 23, 2018

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