We appreciate all of our local law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line every day for us.  They are an important part of making any community, like our own City of the Hills, a safe and welcoming place to live.  We salute and honor them every day, but it is also important to offer up our prayers and thanks when one of them passes away.

David Clapp served on the Oneonta Police Department for 23 years.  He passed away on June, 4, 2021 at the age of 74.

According to his obituary from Lewis, Hurley and Pietrobono Funeral Home in Oneonta, NY, Dave Clapp proudly served our country in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal.  Besides serving his native hometown as a police officer, Dave also served for more than two decades at Hartwick College in the campus safety department.  He was a proud graduate of Oneonta High School and was a member of the Oneonta American Legion and the Oneonta PBA.

For a fuller obituary on Dave Clapp's life, as well as funeral hours and arrangements,  visit the Lewis, Hurley and Pietrobono Funeral Home website by CLICKING HERE

The Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home is located at 51 Dietz St., Oneonta.

All of us at Townsquare Media thank David Clapp for his service to our country, our city and college community, and to his fellow man.  Our thoughts go out to the Clapp family.

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