Police Officer Richard Wayne Clark

Police Officer Richard Wayne Clark

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, April 3, 1986

Richard Wayne Clark

Officer Richard Clark responded to a call of a "man with a gun."

An armed offender had taken his landlord hostage following a dispute. Officer Clark was shot and killed by the suspect as he arrived on the scene. The suspect was sentenced to death but later died while on death row.

Officer Clark was survived by his wife, daughter, and son. His son later became a Chicago police officer.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 13034

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Deceased

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