Lieutenant James Clark

Lieutenant James Clark

Clarke County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, May 24, 2000

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James Clark

Lieutenant James Clark was killed when he was involved in an automobile accident.

Lieutenant Clark and his partner were returning from a prisoner transport when their patrol car was struck on U.S. 441 in Putnam County, Georgia. The pickup truck struck the front driver's side corner of the vehicle, crushing it. Lieutenant Clark was killed instantly.

The second deputy was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Lieutenant Clark had served with the Clarke County Sheriff's Office for 29 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and three daughters.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 6202

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Lt. James Clark was a very good Deputy and deserved a lot more than what he got in the wreck.
I worked with Lt. Clark in the Futitive Squad.

Sheriff (Ret.) Jack Darrell Fortson
Sheriff (Ret.) Madison County

May 26, 2015

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