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Patrolman Richard Wayne Clark

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, April 3, 1986

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Reflections for Patrolman Richard Wayne Clark

I graduated from St. John's Lutheran School in 1983. Julie was a few years behind me. But I remember her from cheerleading. All these years later, I remember my family looking at you Julie at the funeral of your father. I will never forget it. My Parents. Len and Dolores Heldt. Cared about your family and my Dad remembers when the new school was built. Saw your Dad in Church as well as your family. God Bless your father all these years. He is not forgotten. God Bless. My son is now a Chicago Firefighter. Rest Easy Officer Clark.


July 10, 2020

Rest in eternal peace

Mark Mottola

April 3, 2020

Hi honey, just thought I would drop a line and tell you that I’d love you so very much and miss you

Shirley Silverman

January 12, 2018

Hi baby brother , just wanted to say hello and tell you I,love you and we all
miss you so very much,

Shirley Silverman

September 2, 2017

Hi baby brother , just wanted to say hello and tell you I,love you and we all
miss you so very much,

Shirley Silverman

September 2, 2017

Good morning honey, just needed to say I love you and pray that one day we will all be together again,miss you so much, Shirley

Shirley Silverman
Sister to SKippy (RICHARD)

January 10, 2017

Rest in peace Richard
We will never forget you.

Cook County Sheriffs Office

June 3, 2016

Hi Skip as I write this I pray you are with all our siblings, parents and most of all Little Rich, today marks 30 years and we love and miss you as though it happened this morning, much love to you always, Shirley

Shirley Silverman

April 3, 2016

RIP honey, take care of our family, I love you and miss you every single day

Shirley Silverman

July 2, 2015


Illinois Antique Emergency Vehicle Assn.

June 24, 2015

my dear baby brother is always in my heart, I miss you every single day
I hope you know how much u are missed by all of us, and how much u r loved


September 4, 2014

I was working in the news business in Chicago the night you were killed. I remember how senseless it was. One can say that about many fallen officer cases, but something about yours seemed especially senseless. "300 pounds of rage living in a ton of garbage," the Sun-Times headline said the next day about the person who did this. I now live not far from the crime scene. The neighborhood has changed a lot since then. Many houses from that era are gone, including that one in the 1400 block of Lill. I remember the exact address and cross myself, thinking of you, every time I pass by.


May 15, 2014

I can't believe mrs Clark that your husband has been gone for 20 years. I can remember the day like it was yesterday. I went to st John's and you were friends with my mother. I have often thought of you and your children and wondered how you were. You should stop in at St. John's for church one day, I am sure many people would love to see you. My brother bob was friends with your son. It looks like you and your family have stayed close and your love and warm smile is going strong. Gods blessings to you and your family for twenty more years.

Pat Eggert (patsy miller)
St. John's member

November 16, 2013

Grandpa, I know I never met you, 'but I still feel like you're part of my life. The funny and crazy stories I've heard about you make me laugh and wish I did meet you. I've heard you were a great husband and an even better dad. I've seen pictures of every sport you played and never heard the end of how good you were. I've been told you'd love me for what I've accomplished athletically in my life and that you would never miss any of my hockey games, baseball or basketball games. I have always wished I would have met you and it's a shame you had to have your life taken away. Thank you for serving the City of Chicago as a police officer, even being well liked by everyone you've ever met is a big accomplishment. Love you Grandpa, RIP (EOW 4/3/1986) Grandpa I am 17 now will always love you Richie

Richard (Richie) Morales

June 18, 2013

Just thinking of you Skip


May 22, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Clark. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones on this 25th anniversary of you being called away from duty. You have not been forgotten. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and those still out on patrol.

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

April 3, 2011

On the 25th anniversary of your ultimate sacrifice please know that the CPD will not allow your actions to be forgoten. You serve as an example for the department.

Detective Thomas Downes

April 1, 2011

"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us. What we have done for others and the world, remains and is immortal." by Albert Pike

You have not been forgotten.

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

April 3, 2010

I learned of your story today,
Police Officer Richard Clark, you are remembered today and everyday. I thank you brother for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, the pain of the loss will never be forgotten. God Bless you and your family.

Detective M. Marks
Pittsburgh Police Department

Detective M. Marks
Pittsburgh Police Department

January 29, 2010

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones on this day. You have not been forgotten as ture heroes never die. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones.

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

April 3, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 23rd 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace, Richard.

I hold your family in thought and prayer today. You must be very proud that your son has carried on your legacy of protecting and serving.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 3, 2009

See you on the other side.

Sgt Don "Boots" Jensen
Milwaukee Police, Retired

April 3, 2009

I learned of your story today,

Rest in Peace

Police Officer
Chicago Police Department

January 2, 2009


Pat Van Den Berghe

April 9, 2008

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