Patrolman Clayton W. Clark

Patrolman Clayton W. Clark

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, February 8, 1938

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Clayton W. Clark

Patrolman Clark was beaten to death while attempting to make an arrest at a restaurant at the corner of Main Street and Best Street. The 28-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

An autopsy revealed that a kick to his chest caused a major artery near his heart to break.

Patrolman Clark had been with the agency for 5 years and was assigned to Precinct 6.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 45

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 74th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 8, 2012

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