Police Officer Joseph Clark

Police Officer Joseph Clark

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, May 22, 1871

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Joseph Clark

Police Officer Joseph Clark was killed when he shot while attempting to quell a disturbance in a house.

Several men were charged with his murder. At least one of the subjects was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Officer Clark had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for five years. He is buried in New Cathedral Cemetery in Baltimore.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Officer Clark,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore.


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May 22, 2021

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