July 8, 2018
ALFRED, NY – State Trooper Nick Clark was shot and killed last Monday, July 2, while trying to help a suicidal man, Steven Kiley, the Bradford Central School Principal. The funeral for State Trooper Clark was held Sunday, at the Alfred University McClane Center. Longtime Canisteo minister, the Reverend Don Maynard officiated the funeral ceremony, and State Police Superintendent George Beach also spoke. At the end of the funeral, there was a 21 Gun Salute, a trumpeter played Taps, and two helicopters flew over Alfred University. There was a very large State Police presence, and notables such as Governor Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Tom Reed, State Senator Tom O’Mara, State Senator Cathy Young, and Assemblyman Joe Giglio were present.