Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Border Patrol Agent Hector R. Clark

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 2011

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Reflections for Border Patrol Agent Hector R. Clark

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol. May you rest in peace.

Off. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

May 12, 2011

Rest in peace Agent Clark, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the borders of the streets of gold. Thank you for your service. Terry F. Zech


May 12, 2011

Thank you for the dedication and service to your community and protecting your country. May God watch over your family and protect them. Brother, we now have the watch. Godspeed. Our nation mourns your loss.

Deputy R. L. Matthews NC
Father of Deputy C. Brian Matthews E.O.W. 9/30/2005

May 12, 2011

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

May 12, 2011

Agent Clark, may you rest in peace. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

May 12, 2011

We would like to send our warmest regards and deepest condolences to the family, friends and department of Agent Hector Clark. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult and sad time. Rest in Peace, Agent Clark and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

May 12, 2011

My wife and I want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with Border Patrol Agent Clark's family, friends, co-workers, and agency. Rest In Peace Agent Clark, we'll carry on for you.

Sergeant Mike Allen
California Highway Patrol

May 12, 2011

To Agent Clarks Family:
I am truly sorry for your tragedy. Mere words do not even begin to help the pain. I pray that the children are ok, its too heartbreaking to think about. Please stick together as a family and this will be just a little easier. Everyone will be dealing with this loss in his or her own way, but as long as you all stick together as a family there is nothing that will tear you apart.

To BPA Clark:
I am sorry for you being taken in the way you were. Please do what you can to reach out to your family and let them know that you are ok, and you are there for them, I know you can do it. My husband is up there as well, and has visited me before in my dreams. I salute you sir, thank you for your service in keeping us safe. GodSpeed, Sir.

Lisa from Western MA.
Caring Supporter of all Hero's and thier families

May 12, 2011

You have served our nation with honor, bravery and integrity and now you serve Gods kingdom alonside our heroic brothers and sisters who all have also paid the ultimate in service in our profession of law enforcement which is ordained by God. Those brothers and sisters left behind will keep your name and honor alive for years to come and will care for your family. God speed brother, rest in peace. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix PD, AZ State Chap. FOP

May 12, 2011

Rest In Peace


May 12, 2011

I have only two years with CBP, but everyday CBP officers put on their uniforms to do their duty in protecting the citizens of the United States. We recognize the risks that our job presents, but chose to never waiver from our job. You did your job, now rest, so the rest of us can take over for you.

My prayers are with your family and the family of Agent Rojas. May you find peace in knowing that your larger CBP family will not forget you or your family members.

As I begin my career, I will do my best to live up to Agents Clark and Rojas.

John Dickinson
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Port of Oakland, Ca

CBPO Trainee John Dickinson
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

May 12, 2011

Rest in peace, Agent Clark. Thank you for your dedicated service to our country. Your sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, USBP and law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed, Hero.

Kathy B

May 12, 2011

Rest in Peace thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the USBP during this most difficult and tragic time.

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

May 12, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

May 12, 2011

To family and friends:
'God didnt promise days without pain,
laughter without sorrow, sun without rain;
but He did promise strength for the day,
comfort for the tears and light for the way'.

Rest in peace Agent Clark.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
Alameda, CA Police Dept.

May 12, 2011

Our thoughts and prayer are with this family during this trying time. God bless this angel taken home.

Sherri Luke

May 12, 2011

Rest in peace, sir. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones.

Greater love hath no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Friend of USFS Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9

May 12, 2011

A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Steven Marshall
Washington, NH. Police Dept.

May 12, 2011

God Bless Agent Clark, his family and friends. I pray that our heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom. Abraham Lincoln

Officer Jeffrey Blose
Lake Alfred Police Department

May 12, 2011

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