Officer Scott Matthew Greenly

Officer Scott Matthew Greenly

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, January 7, 1998

Scott Matthew Greenly

Officer Scott Greenly was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle while he was making a traffic stop on another motorist for following too closely on Highway 85. While he was talking with the motorist, the suspect vehicle struck him from behind and dragged him 400 feet. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder in April 2000. On August 31, 2000, he was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

Officer Greenly had served with the California Highway Patrol for 3 years. He is survived by his parents and siblings.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 14325

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

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I took some time to re-read every reflection left on this page dedicated to my brother. I want to say Thank You so very much to all of you who felt compelled to leave a reflection. What an honor it was to read all of these.....and cry along with all of these. Scotty touched so many lives. I was so, so very touched to see reflections left by people from our family's lives who we have lost touch with over the years. many memories come flooding back. Thank you for remembering Scott. Thank you for posting your memories here. Thank you for letting this be a place I can come to and see all of these beautiful memories you all have of him.
Thank you.

Karen Haley

September 24, 2018

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