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Patrolman Robert C. Scott | Newport Police Department, Rhode Island Newport Police Department, Rhode Island

Patrolman

Robert C. Scott

Newport Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch: Monday, March 20, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Patrolman Scott died of injuries he received when he was struck by a car while directing traffic. The driver hadn't seen the officer due to moisture build-up on his windshield. The officer was taken to Newport Hospital where he died a few hours later from a fractured skull.
Patrolman Scott had been with the agency for 19 years and was survived by his wife, two brothers and father, a retired Newport Police Department Sergeant.

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06
March 20, 2010

 

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