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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Great great grandpa, rest easy.
I do think of you and am proud to say you are my great great grandfather.
I'll take the watch from here.

Michael A. Clifton
BSO Explorer of Post 3224

December 16, 2019

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