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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You are always in my heart and on my mind. Being a police officer was truly a calling for you. Miss you ever day. Wish you could have met my beloved husband and beautiful children. We will never forget the sacrifices and dedication you had. Love you always. Wish you were here

Twin Elizabeth Scime Starks
Twin sister

December 23, 2020

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