Patrolman George E. Clark

Patrolman George E. Clark

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, January 29, 1923

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.


  • 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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Even though it has been 95 years today, your service and dedication to the citizens of Dayton will never be forgotten. As you stand watch at the Gates of Heaven, rest in peace my brother....

Officer T. J. Lyons (retired)
Dayton Police Department

January 29, 2018

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