Patrol Inspector Frank H. Clark

Patrol Inspector Frank H. Clark

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, December 13, 1924

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Frank H. Clark

Patrol Inspector Frank Clark was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend several smugglers near Cordova Island in El Paso, Texas.

As he and other agents confronted the smugglers, several spotters who protected them opened fire from an ambush position, fatally wounding Inspector Clark. One man was arrested and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Inspector Clark had served with the United States Border Patrol for six months.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 13, 2011

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