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City Marshal Robert A. Clark

Black Hawk Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, July 10, 1869

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Reflections for City Marshal Robert A. Clark

Many years of passed however no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 10, 2020

Marshal Clark,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Black Hawk.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 10, 2019

Marshal Clark, all these years have passed, but your name and your dedication to duty are remembered. You wouldn't recognize Black Hawk now! But, there are still committed police officers there and you partner with them on every shift, in spirit.

Tina Lewis Rowe
Captain, Denver Police Department (ret.)
U.S. Marshal, Colorado (ret.)

April 18, 2017

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 29, 2013

Rest in Peace, City Marshal Clark. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 24, 2012

Marshal Clark - Thanks for your service to both the people of Black Hawk and the State of Colorado. I stood in the State Assembly hall, yesterday, when your name was read off during a proclamation for mext month's Peace Officer's Memorial Week and Day. We will wear our mourning bands for you and the 250 other brother and sisters. May God grant you eternal rest and may his perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

April 24, 2010

Marshal Clark,
It has taken over 139 years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Black Hawk.



March 8, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 140th 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 2, 2009

For City Marshal Robert A. Clark:

Each of us in law enforcement has the potential to be killed by someone we arrest. Many of us run a higher risk than others. Certainly Marshal Clark ran one of the highest risks back in his day. A culprit has always been dangerous, but none more dangerous than one when the point of a gun was the only law for some. Two brothers, in this case, were really two cowards. Shooting from behind closed doors and in surprise. Cowards never change. They didn't really succeed in killing Marshal Clark, though. Having the courage to go after these two dirt-bags and facing them was the mark of a real lawman. It was the mark of a courageous hero. He might have fallen and might have bled, but he was a true law officer. He did his work from behind a badge -- not from hiding behind a door.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

March 1, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion
Proverbs 28:1

Marshal, God bless you. It is an honor to recognize you.

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08


February 28, 2009

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