MCO President Tom Tylutki presented Macomb Correctional Facility with a Flag for the Fallen yesterday in honor of Clarence Hammond, an MCO member who was murdered in 2012.
MDOC Director Heidi Washington and Macomb Warden Randall Haas received the flag yesterday. Tylutki gave them the flag on behalf of the Michigan Association of Police Organizations. The Flag for the Fallen shows respect and appreciation for the sacrifice of law enforcement officers who have passed away.
Hammond, who worked at MRF, was shot and killed outside his apartment one night in January 2012 when he returned home from work. He was still in uniform. His death remains unsolved.
Through Crime Stoppers of Michigan, MCO has pledged a $5,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest in Hammond’s death. This brings Crime Stoppers total award for info to $7,500. Anyone with information about Hammond’s death should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP or 1-800-773-2587. MCO members are confident that his murder will be solved.