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Police Chief John Walter Colquitt Police Department, Georgia

Police Chief

John Walter "Bud" Scott

Colquitt Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Saturday, December 4, 1915

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Police Chief John Scott was shot and killed in a local drug store by an intoxicated man who had a grudge against him.

The suspect, who said he was resisting an illegal arrest, was found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on April 28th, 1916.

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I have been the Commander for patrol the last 13 years and never knew we lost one of our own in the line of duty...

Capt Dan Stone
colquitt police dept
May 19, 2016

 

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