Patrolman Robert C. Scott

Patrolman Robert C. Scott

Newport Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Monday, March 20, 1922

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Robert C. Scott

Patrolman Scott died of injuries he received when he was struck by a car while directing traffic. The driver hadn't seen the officer due to moisture build-up on his windshield. The officer was taken to Newport Hospital where he died a few hours later from a fractured skull.
Patrolman Scott had been with the agency for 19 years and was survived by his wife, two brothers and father, a retired Newport Police Department Sergeant.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 20, 2010

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