Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Daniel James Clark, Sr.

Prichard Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, June 6, 2002

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Reflections for Patrolman Daniel James Clark, Sr.

Hey dad, I just wanted to say ive done it! Ive officially graduated today im out of high school, and out to the real world i love you an miss you dearly and thank you for watching over me all these years i know you was with me at graduation and i hope i made you proud!

Daniel James Clark Jr.
Son

May 26, 2020

Hey dad, I just wanted to say ive done it! Ive officially graduated today im out of high school, and out to the real world i love you an miss you dearly and thank you for watching over me all these years i know you was with me at graduation and i hope i made you proud!

Daniel James Clark Jr.
Son

May 26, 2020

Hard to believe its been so many years Danny being gone. He was a good cop. He was an on fire rookie and would have had a good career. He loved his job and was always eager to learn. I think of Danny often gone too soon.

Chris Hadaway
Forner Prichard Officer

June 8, 2019

I met your mother today. What a nice lady. She is so proud of you and misses you more than words can say. God Bless.

Just Sean

September 11, 2018

It's been 16 years and I still remember everything about that night. From my drive home from work to the phone call about you being in a accident. Never imagined seeing you laying there covered up. Then having to call Lee and tell him. I really miss our birthdays together never thought on my 9th birthday I would get a little brother. Still missing you every day

Timothy Clark
Danny's brother

June 7, 2018

Dear Mr. Danny,

When I was a mere infant you and your wife allowed my mother, sister, and I into your home. Though I only know you through stories, I know you were a great man. My parents talk about you often, tears stinging their cheeks. Your son is my age now, and he’s grown up to look just like you. I think you’d be proud. My stepdad misses you the most, and cannot talk about you much. He was with you til the end, as your friend and sadly paul bearer. Never had he been as sad as that day. You were a true hero, just trying to make the world a little safer. I hope Heaven is well and that you can see your family well.

Kathleen Smotherman
Family Friend

February 21, 2018

Thank you for your service. May you Rest in Peace

Hannah Penn
Friend of Ofc. Eric Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

June 6, 2017

R.I.P Dad.. i love you an hope to see you soon its been a tough 15 years by only knowing you through pictures ,Family , and Friends. But your in a greater place... #GoneButNeverForgotten Rest easy dad.

Daniel James Clark Jr.

November 23, 2016

Happy birthday to my little brother.

Tim Clark
Brother

August 18, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 6, 2015

I think of you often brother and never without shedding a tear! I remember talking with you for hours when you were still a Pinkerton Security Guard about becoming an officer. You ate, slept, breathed police work. You went out the only way you could, rushing to the aid of a brother in need. God bless and keep you!

Ofc. Chuck (C4) Hand
Prichard Police Dept (1991-2001)

April 7, 2014

Danny, the first time we met was when we both were hired by Prichard. from that moment on we were very close. we would take turns driving to the academy. i remember one day you were driving your white crown vic and you had a siren in it and i must have bumped it with my leg and we kept looking around thinking someone was trying to pull us over not realizing it was your siren we heard. i remember taking turns at each others house studying and drinking beer. well, mainly drinking beer but it was time well spent. when it was all said and done we made it through the academy. i have to be honest with you. i used to worry about how you would do on the streets because lets face it you were not a big guy by no means. i found out soon enough what you were about the night at prichard stadium during that huge football game when the entire stadium broke out in a fight on the field. me and you were standing next to the railing on the bleachers and when the fight broke out i looked at you and you were gone. you had done leaped over the railing and ran onto the field to start doing what you had to do. i knew at that moment i wouldn't have to worry about you. i knew you were the kind of man i wanted to work beside, the kind of officer that runs towards the fight not away from it. then sadly i remember the last time i saw you. it was June 4th 2002 at the hospital after my wife had just given birth to my little girl. you and your family came to our room and gave my little girl a stuffed animal which we still have today. when you left that night i had no idea that two days later i would be in the waiting room when the doctor came in to tell your wife, mother and brother you had passed. i lost a friend and brother that night as did many. i miss you buddy. see you soon.

CPL. G. LYONS
BAYOU LA BATRE P.D. BAYOU LA BATRE,ALABAMA

June 27, 2013

It has been 10 years since I spoke to you. I remember calling you that morning and trying to get you to call in sick so we could go fishing. The last thing you said to me was " I'll see you when I get off work."
Your name still comes up in conversations and we still tell stories about all the crazy things you use to do. Over the years my kids have looked at your picture hanging on the wall and have asked questions about you. Each time I tell them something new about us growing up and the fun we had.

PATROLMAN WILLIAM HOWARD
MOSS POINT P.D. / CHILDHOOD FRIEND

June 9, 2012

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the tenth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

June 7, 2012

My God. Why did this young man have to go so soon? Rest in Peace brother in arms.

Andrew McGahey
Clinton Police Dept. Clinton, MS.

March 17, 2011

Came by to see you on Sunday. Wanted you to know that I haven't forgot about you and your sacrifice that you made. Rest on my Brother in Blue.

Academy Classmate
Another Brother in Blue

June 8, 2010

Well tomorrow is seven years since you left. Others may forget about your sacrifice that you gave but I never will. I remember those academy days and sometimes they seem like yesterday. It hard to believed that you are gone. A few months ago I went to Washington D. C. and went to the Law Enforcement Officer Memorial. I looked up your name and etched your name off of the wall. It was hard to see your name on that wall, but it was such a great honor in seeing it there. There has been several times that I have been in fights, chases and other situations and I think, Daniel helped me through that one. Rest in peace my brother in blue and keep looking over us because it is getting rough down here. Thank you again for service and sacrifice.

Another Brother in Blue
Academy classmate

June 5, 2009

today is memorial day Monday May 25,2009.Almost 7 years since you left us .To say the least anytime i see an police officer injured or killed! I think of you and wish that i could just see you again. To tell you what your passing has done for my life.Hopefully one day we will meet again and i can share the things,That losing you so young made me appreciate.I hardly get to speak to your dad,mom, or brothers.but i can assure you never left their hearts.Well im rambling so ill stop i love and miss you cuz.till we meet again. Timmy

Tim Clark
cousin

May 25, 2009

Its been Six long years my Brother..... Keep watching over us, day after day... You will always been with me every night as i go to work....

Brother in Blue
Friend and Academy Cadet with Clark

June 10, 2008

Officer Clark your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 19, 2008

Just thinkning about you man............

Sergeant Bryan Davis
Brewton Police Department

February 25, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 14, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Patrolman Clark on the anniversary of his passing. May God continue to comfort you all. Another hero who was taken too soon.

911 Dispatcher
Virginia

June 6, 2007

A man remembered with so much love and respect never dies but continues to live on in the hearts and minds of others.G-d bless.

June 6, 2007

never forgotten, our prayers are always with your family

OFc
New Haven,CT

November 14, 2006

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