Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Sean Robert Clark

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, April 1, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Sean Robert Clark

You are still in our hearts now and forever!!! You will never be forgotten!!!! May God Bless you and your family always!!!! Hero!!!!!!!!!!

Officer E.A. Quevedo

March 31, 2009

After two years, the reality of Sean's death is still hard to believe. Hard to accept that it was "our" Sean. The grief has subsided, but the memories are still strong. We miss you, Sean! See you one day in Glory!

Reenie Davis
Friend and Former Co-worker

March 31, 2009

Keeping your family and loved ones close to my heart today. I honor you... never forgotten.


March 31, 2009

It has taken me a long time to be able to read these reflections and actually leave one myself. Sean thank you for always being a constant friend and having words of encouragement even if it had been years between visits. I was so happy for you when you graduated the academy because everyone knew for so long that is what you truly wanted to be. And you were a great officer. I still remember sitting beside you in the 4th grade and making fun of the teacher. You were so funny. I remember you running so fast when we would get to go outside to play. I always hope we'd be on the same dodge ball team because you were so quick. You inspired me even then. Later before we graduated I had the pleasure of knowing Kim and playing volleyball with her. I used to tell her all the time how much you two looked alike. Two peas in a pod.

It has been a long road for many of us who experienced this tragedy. I keep thinking I'll wake up from this nightmare. I fell to my knees and sobbed when I learned it was you. For years I felt like I had in some way been keeping officers safe, but I couldn't even do that for my friend. I just remember thinking this can't be happening. We have 1200 plus officers and it's you. You never want it to happen to anyone, but when it happens to someone you know so well it certainly changes things. I still hear the radio traffic and some days it consumes me. I keep telling myself that God has a plan and that is not for us to understand but to trust in him.

I pray that Sherry, Brayden and Westin will always be safe and that as time passes people will never stop showing their love and support for you and your family.
Thank you again for being a great friend and sacrificing for the rest of us.
Rest in peace.

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalmn 46:1

Suzy Aldridge
Former CMPD Communications Supv.

July 31, 2008

Remembering you today and hoping your family is staying strong. May God continue to bless your wife and kids in a special way.

Captain CMPD

July 27, 2008

God bless your family and those closest to you. You are not forgotten.

June 26, 2008

We just returned from DC today to honor you and see your name at the memorial wall. I can't help but just wish so badly you were here tonight and wake up from this horrible nightmare that I now know as my life. I miss you every second of the day. Your sons miss you more....Brayden is growing up so fast. You would be so proud of him. He's playing t-ball and following in his daddy's footsteps. Always asking "did daddy do this mommy?" Westin says "da-da" and it breaks my heart knowing he won't ever meet you until we are on the other side. We miss you. And I love you. I just wanted to let you know that I am so proud of who you were and I will never let your sons forget how wonderful of a man their dad was. I love you babe...until we meet again.

Love Yiddlebug

Sherry Clark
Wife to the best husband ever!

May 16, 2008

To Officer Clark's family, friends, and co-workers.

I had the oppertunity to meet your family this past week in Washington D.C. at the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial. On Tuesday the 13th of May 2008 I met with fellow officers from around the country at the 27th annual candle light vigil. As we were waiting for all the survivors of fallen officers to filter in I was standing at the section of wall where Officer Sheltons name is enscribed. I was waiting for the family of another fallen officer to arrive to provide them with a wrist band I had wore in rememberance of their officer on the Police Unity Tour when your crew showed up. When I say crew it is no understatement..their must have been 10-15 of them all wearing matching "Heros Live Forever" T-shirts. I beagan speaking with your brother who told me your tragic story. As I knelt down and began speaking to your young son all I could manage to say was "Your daddy was a police officer, always be proud of him." before the emotions overwhelmed me. I removed a "Heros Live Forever" wrist band I had been wearing and placed it on his wrist. (although I think it was tad big...he might have to save it for a few years) I hope when he grows up he will remeber that night and the thousands of police officers who came to honor and remember his father.

This was my first trip to the Memorial after 6 years of Law Enforcement service. Meeting your family and Officer Shelton's family is a moment I will never forget, and in that your memory will live on.

Rest in peace brother and watch over the rest of us as we continue our service.

Officer Jeff Thul
Eagan Police Department MN

Police Officer Jeff Thul
Eagan PD MN

May 16, 2008

Thursday May 8, 2008 2140hrs. Tomorrow morning I will drive from Charlotte, NC to Rocky Mount, NC for the State Police Memorial. Next week I will be in Washington DC where Sean, Jeff, and other Officers will be honored and recognized in the National Memorial Service. I’m not sure why, but I got on the computer here in my kitchen and pulled up the Officer Down Page. I am moved to tears to see all the other Officers who have laid their lives on the line and died since Sean and Jeff were shot March 31st 2007. Many of them leave behind a wife and several children. I then ask why, . . . why have I been granted time with my son and daughters to do family devotion just before I tuck them in bed tonight? Why did Sean and Jeff die over a year ago. It is tempting to ask why, but I think this is the wrong question to ask. As hard as it is to ask, we need to ask, “God, what would you have me do now? How should I live my life differently so as not to waste a single moment?” I don’t think I have made an entry into Sean’s memorial page partially because the words just don’t seem enough or right. I do know I miss my friend and when I see pictures of his oldest son playing T-Ball I break down if I’m by myself. The sadness overwhelms me. I then think of all the families out there I know nothing about going through the same loss as Sherry and Jennifer. I pray God grants me another day to police well and be who we are called to be. Sean you were so much fun to be with. I wish I could have worked with you in a Police capacity.

Sean and Jeff I miss just the blessing of being in your company.

Charlie Eubank
Bike Patrol


May 8, 2008

“Never Forgotten”

To the family and friends of Officer Clark,
I would like to offer my sincere condolences for your loss. Each year hundreds of law enforcement officers are lost in the line of duty. Nothing can ever replace them to their family and friends. It is important to honor their sacrifices. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. allows for their memories to live on and honor these men and women forever. The Police Unity Tour Inc. was formed in 1997 by a group of law enforcement officers from New Jersey who rode their bicycles from Florham Park, New Jersey to Washington, D.C. For the past eleven years, law enforcement officers nationwide have ridden the 300 plus mile trip, with the purpose of raising awareness and financial support for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The Police Unity Tour has grown from 18 members to over 1000 nationwide who will be making the trip this year. Over 4 million dollars has been donated to the memorial, making the Police Unity Tour the single largest supporter of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. I have been a police officer for 13 years and I am one of the original 18 riders of the tour. Each year I purchase a bracelet etched with a fallen hero’s name and make the ride in their honor. I often glance down at it to give me the strength to ride in any weather conditions. This year I chose Officer Sean Clark and will be riding in his name so he will never be forgotten. I would like to send the family the bracelet when my journey is over. I might see you at the wall in DC and again I am sorry for your loss. As our slogan says, “We ride for those who died”.

Ptl. Edward Noonan
Chester Township Police, Chester, NJ

April 30, 2008


Pat Van Den Berghe

April 9, 2008

Wow!! One year later. Thanks for the sacrifice, Sean.

We will NEVER forget. The pain is still there.

RIP, Sean.

Cornelius Police Department (N.C)

April 6, 2008

Miss you brother, you are not forgotten

Officer Tom Allen
Charlotte Mecklenburg PD

April 3, 2008

This story has tragedy written all over it and our hearts
are still heavy on the first anniversary of your EOW. We
carry you in our thoughts and feel for all those hurting
from such a tremendous loss, especially those who were closest to you. How sad you never got to meet
your youngest child, but God says He is the Father to
the Fatherless and I know He picks up where you left
off. Glad you are in a safe place, but know your service
was valued here. God bless.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

April 1, 2008

I still remember the impression that your funeral service and procession had on me. I have not forgotten and I still care and as I pause to remember I thank God for the blessing of a family and the time I have with them. As the song says, "Take every breath God gives for what it's worth and Don't Blink! Rest easy my friend knowing that your life and service made a difference in the lives of many. God bless and keep your family.

Corporal Scott Wright
Mount Holly Police Department, NC

April 1, 2008

officer shelton , as today marks one year since you were taken away from your family and friends i look out over all those who love and care for you to tell your family you will never be forgotten . thanks brother for sharing the thin blue with me..........

officer val pickens
b'ham pd/b'ham , al

April 1, 2008

We think of you and your family often.
Thank you for your sacrifice.


March 31, 2008

One year later, and we have not forgotten...We will never forget.


March 31, 2008

My thoughts are with all of your loved ones and close friends as one year approaches since that terrible night when you were called away from duty. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones and those still out on patrol. I ask that your fellow brothers and sisters in blue watch over your children and never forget them. You are a true hero and heroes never die.

Bob Gordon
Father of Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

March 30, 2008

I find my self thinking of Sean so much lately. Knowing the one-year anniversary of his death is coming up soon. I still can't believe it all happened! The sadness is still so fresh. I worked with Sean less than a year, but in that time I learned a lot about his character and know he was a kind and gentle spirit. He loved his wife and son dearly and was so excited another child was on the way. There was no justice in the senseless murder of such a wonderful man, but I pray lives have been touched and changed eternally as a result. Sherri, you and the boys are in my thoughts and prayers!

Reenie Davis, Charlotte, NC
Friend and former co-worker at SRE

March 24, 2008

Officer Clark,
You touched my heart in so many ways-I think of you often and I know,as well as those you left behind,that you are watching over ALL of us,and are with your brothers and sisters in the Dept. every time they go out.May God Bless your family and may they take comfort in knowing you will always be with them and the rest of us.The evidence is strong against they monster who did this to you,and judgement will come to him soon.God Bless...We love and miss you!!

February 28, 2008

I remember this case well and tears well in my eyes for the families of these brave and dedicated officers who for no fault of their own come under fire and are targets to those dirtbags who will earn their dues at the end of their rotten lives! God bless all those who serve. Be forever vigilant and ready for there are bad people out there who live for nothing except themselves and only destroy the lives of good people who serve to protect us the citizenry.
You will never be fogotten. Thank you for your service. Enter into eternal peace with those who have gone on before you Who were called by the Lord God who now has watch over you and gives peace and rest so duly deserved.

Margaret Hood
Citizens Watch

February 21, 2008


You are the reason that I became a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer. You lived in my hometown in Lincoln County. Even though we have never met I can't help but feel a strong connection to you. I pray for your wife and sons everyday and i'm fortunate and honored to wear the same uniform that you wore so well.


February 18, 2008

Officer Clark, you and our family cross my mind often. I add your family to my prayers and think of your wife and precious little children. As it approaches one year, I know their loss is ever present, but we know you are with them in heart and spirit each day and God will give them the strength and grace to continue on in your memory, as you would want them to. Your selfless service and dedication to the City of Charlotte and it's residents will never be forgotten. You are a true hero and we thank you for giving the ultimate sacrifice of yourself. God Bless you Officer Clark...

Daughter of a police officer

February 8, 2008

I still ride by your house while on patrol and think of you and your family. I am happy to note I recently spoke to a fellow CMPD Officer who tells me the evidence is strong against the person arrested in your death. The day will come for his punishment.


Deputy Grinnell
Lincoln County Sheriff

February 1, 2008

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