Town Marshal John Clifton

Town Marshal John Clifton

Dania Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, March 7, 1914

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John Clifton

Town Marshal John Clifton was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

The shooter fled the scene and was never apprehended.

Marshal Clifton was a part-time marshal of the Dania Police Department hired to control drunk and disorderly people in the town. He was survived by his son and two daughters.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Town Marshal Clifton,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dania. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 7, 2024

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