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Patrolman Joseph Samuel Scottino | Pantego Police Department, Texas Pantego Police Department, Texas


Joseph Samuel Scottino

Pantego Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, February 17, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: Not available

Badge # 104

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Patrolman Joseph Scottino was accidentally shot and killed when his service weapon discharged.

He was searching for a burglary suspect and was walking across the top of a building when the roof of the building collapsed. His service weapon discharged as he fell through the roof, and the round struck him.

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Jody, you will never be forgotten. That group of guys that assisted stranded motorists around Arlington is growing old. We've collected our paychecks, paid our taxes and lived out our lives. You will remain forever young but God how I wish you could have been along with us for the ride!

Scott Fanning
Just an old friend
July 19, 2014


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