Honoring Police Officer Clark Anthony Wooldridge

Today we honor Police Officer Clark Anthony Wooldridge, who died on this day in 1979.

Officer Wooldridge joined the LVMPD in August 1978. While responding to a fight and accident call on August 12, 1979, he was involved in a collision. He was pinned underneath the overturned vehicle and subsequently died at the hospital. The fight and accident call that led to this officer’s untimely death turned out to be a false alarm.

Officer Wooldridge was only 22 years old when he died and was survived by his wife of less than two years.