Deputy Sheriff Clark Smith

Deputy Sheriff Clark Smith

Knox County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, July 2, 1934

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Clark Smith

Deputy Sheriff Clark Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a drunk man in Artemus.

Despite being wounded, Deputy Smith was able to return fire and severely wounded the 28-year-old subject.

Deputy Smith was survived by his wife.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

arrest, DIP

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 2, 2020

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