Corporal Scott Wheeler

Corporal Scott Wheeler

Howard County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, June 18, 2007

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Scott Wheeler

Corporal Scott Wheeler succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was struck by a speeding vehicle he was attempting to flag down on State Route 32, between I-95 and U.S. Route 1.

Corporal Wheeler stepped into the roadway in an attempt to stop the car for speeding while working a speed enforcement detail.

He was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he died.

A grand jury declined to charge the driver who struck him with manslaughter. Her only punishment was $310 in fines for speeding and negligent driving.

Corporal Wheeler had served with the Howard County Police Department for 6-1/2 years. He was posthumously promoted to the rank of Corporal. He is survived by his wife, parents, and brother.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years, 6 months
  • Badge 5051

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 16, 2007

traffic stop

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As the anniversary of that day approaches.. I remember all the fun times on night shift and the sadness of that day. I pass that spot everyday on my way in and it still makes me cry. I miss you brother. You are never forgotten .

SGT S. Hejazi
Howard County Police Department , Maryland

June 10, 2022

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