Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 22 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: 8/14/2003
Sergeant Scott Hanson died of injuries sustained three years earlier in an on duty automobile accident.
His patrol car was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Citrus Avenue and Badillo Street.
The accident caused Sergeant Hanson to suffer severe brain injuries. He remained in a semi-conscious state from the time of the accident until his death.
Sergeant Hanson had served with the Covina Police Department for 22 years and had previously served as a dispatcher for the Fullerton Police Department. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.