Officer James E. Scott

Officer James E. Scott

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, February 10, 1922

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James E. Scott

Officer James Scott was shot and killed shortly after removing three men from a business at S 31st Street and A Street.

After removing the men Officer Scott returned to his normal patrol duties. The three suspects located him one block away at S 32nd Street and A Street a short time later and fatally shot him.

Officer Scott had been with the agency for only three months.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

ambush, retaliation

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Officer Scott,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Omaha.


United States Border Patrol

February 10, 2022

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