Patrolman David J. Scime

Patrolman David J. Scime

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 5, 1974

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David J. Scime

Patrolman Scime was killed when his patrol car was struck by a stolen vehicle during a pursuit. Patrolman Scime had setup a roadblock during the pursuit and was standing behind his patrol car. The stolen vehicle struck Patrolman Scime's patrol car, which then struck Patrolman Scime, inflicting fatal injuries.

Patrolman Scime had served with the agency for 2 years and was assigned to Precinct 5.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 1586

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

August 21, 2013

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