Police Officer Woodrow Wayne Scarbrough

Police Officer Woodrow Wayne Scarbrough

Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, May 5, 1970

Woodrow Wayne Scarbrough

Officer Scarbrough was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a motor vehicle accident. He was responding with his lights and sirens when a car pulled out in front of him, causing a collision. Officer Scarbrough died a short time later.

Officer Scarbrough was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had received four Purple Heart medals during an 11-month tour in Vietnam.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Scarbrough your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of Gulfport and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

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

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

May 5, 2016

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