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Trooper Robert Earl Clevenger

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, September 8, 1953

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Reflections for Trooper Robert Earl Clevenger

Cops Cycling for Survivors

Monica Zahasky
Cops Cycling for Survivors

September 8, 2017

Bob was my cousin by marriage, he was an awesome man. I was so proud of him and enjoyed being in his presence. He had a kind heart and care so much about doing a good job no matter what he was doing.

Marilyn Earles

September 7, 2017

Rest in Peace, Trooper Clevenger. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

March 13, 2013

A Marine and State Trooper who gave his life trying to make his country and state a safer place. This man was one of the ones who gave it all.... A Great American. His family can be proud of their loved one. I salute him and I will remember him.

Trooper W.R. Griffith
South Carolina Highway Patrol

March 15, 2009

Our Greatest Fear
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
too many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
" Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.

Master Trooper Dave “Stumpy” Miller

Indiana State Police Dist 13

December 19, 2005


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

April 20, 2004

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