A HOUSE RESOLUTION to honor Richard "Mark" Clapp,
Richmond Town Marshall, who died on December 4, 2003, in
the line of duty.
Whereas, Richard "Mark " Clapp was born on April 7, 1958
in Greencastle, Indiana and began a life dedicated to the service
of others and to his community, and
Whereas, He was a graduate of Mount Comfort High
School, attended Vincennes University, married Debbie Zentko
in November of 1978 and together they raised their son, Aaron,
Whereas, Richard "Mark" Clapp's distinguished career included 25 years as a Permit Investigator for the Indiana Department of Transportation, certification with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to dismantle clandestine methamphetamine labs, a member of the Montgomery County's drug task force, and an instructor for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, and
Whereas, On December 4, 2003, Richard "Mark" Clapp
lost his life in the line of duty after responding to a domestic
disturbance, leaving his wife, son and a grateful community to
mourn his loss: Now, therefore,
SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives, on behalf
of the citizens of this state and particularly the community of New
Richmond, honors the bravery and dedication of Richard "Mark"
Clapp, and extends its deepest sympathy to his family and friends.
The Clerk of the House of Representatives is directed to transmit
a copy of this resolution to the family of Richard "Mark" Clapp..
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