Deputy Howard Scott

Deputy Howard Scott

Geauga County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 14, 1956

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Howard Scott

Deputy Scott succumbed to injuries received the previous day when he was struck by a drunk driver while directing traffic following the races at the Grandview Race Track.

The 36-year-old driver was charged with drunk driving and manslaughter. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 60 days in jail, ordered to pay Deputy Scott's widow $2,500.00, and had his licensed revoked for 90 days.

Deputy Scott had been with the agency for 15 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Monday, August 13, 1956
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 60 days

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Rest in peace knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 14, 2020

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