City Marshal Robert A. Clark

City Marshal Robert A. Clark

Black Hawk Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, July 10, 1869

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Robert A. Clark

City Marshal Robert Clark was shot and killed while assisting a local constable serve a warrant on two brothers. As Marshal Clark entered the building where the brothers were staying he was shot in the head.

The constable was shot in the arm and wounded.

Marshal Clark had served with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife and is buried in plot: B1, L57 in Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Marshal Clark, all these years have passed, but your name and your dedication to duty are remembered. You wouldn't recognize Black Hawk now! But, there are still committed police officers there and you partner with them on every shift, in spirit.

Tina Lewis Rowe
Captain, Denver Police Department (ret.)
U.S. Marshal, Colorado (ret.)

April 18, 2017

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