Deputy Sheriff William Cordell Scott

Deputy Sheriff William Cordell Scott

Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, January 21, 1980

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William Cordell Scott

Deputy Scott succumbed to injuries received in an automobile accident two days earlier while returning from a security assignment. He lost control of his patrol car on Emory Valley Road and received severe injuries.
Deputy Scott had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife, son, parents, sister, and brother.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 19, 1980

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Scott.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 8, 2020

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