Officer Scott Eric Bell

Officer Scott Eric Bell

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, October 12, 2007

Scott Eric Bell

Officer Scott Bell was killed when a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver pulled out in front of his patrol car.

The officer was returning from a call on Heckscher Drive when a van traveling on New Berlin Road collided with his cruiser. Officer Bell's vehicle spun out of control and hit a power pole and burst into flames.

The suspect pleaded guilty to manslaughter on September 5, 2008, and was sentenced to three years probation and one year in the county jail.

Officer Bell was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office for 7 years. He is survived by his wife, mother, and brother.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 7872
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director, Florida Sheriffs Ass
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 7, 2016

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