As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
Officer Down: Daniel Clark - [San Bernardino, California]
By PoliceOne Staff
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A police officer passed away as the result of complications from surgery, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page.
Officer Daniel Clark, 49, injured his ankle while on duty in January. Clark was recovering at home from a corrective procedure he underwent in October when he had an apparent pulmonary embolism, sources said.
The 20-year San Bernardino Police veteran — also a father and a husband — was transported to a hospital where he passed away.
The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of PoliceOne or its staff.
Denotes officer was a registered member of the PoliceOne Community
The TASER Foundation’s mission is to honor the service and sacrifice of local and federal law enforcement officers lost in the line of duty by providing financial and edcuational support to their families.