Patrolman George E. Clark

Patrolman George E. Clark

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, January 29, 1923

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George E. Clark

Patrolman George Clark was shot and killed while working a plainclothes burglary detail in the early morning hours.

He was shot when he stopped a subject to question him at the intersection of Third Street at Olive Street. A nearby officer heard the shots and was able to shoot and kill the suspect as he fled.

Patrolman Clark had served with the Dayton Police Department for 18 months. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman George E. Clark of the Dayton Police Department, Ohio and the additional 54 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

January 29, 2020

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