Officer Michael Frederick Clark

Officer Michael Frederick Clark

Simi Valley Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, August 4, 1995

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Michael Frederick Clark

Officer Michael Clark was shot and killed while responding to a call to check on a suicidal man.

The subject was shot and wounded by other officers at the scene and taken into custody. The man was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Clark had served with the Simi Valley Police Department for four months and had previously served with the Los Angeles Police Department for more than five years. He was survived by his wife, son, and parents.

In August 2016, the Highway 118 First Street overpass bridge was renamed the Simi Valley Police Officer Michael Clark Memorial Overcrossing.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 295

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

suicidal subject

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You were and always will be more than just my cousin! You were like a big brother to me and I will miss you always until the day I cross those pearly Gates enjoying you in heaven! I love you cuz!

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June 18, 2022

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