Deputy Constable Posey Scott

Deputy Constable Posey Scott

Floyd County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, June 6, 1931

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Posey Scott

Deputy Constable Posey Scott and Special Deputy Ed Stephens were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect in Wheelwright.

They encountered several members of the man's family during the search and a shootout followed. Deputy Constable Scott and Deputy Stephens were both fatally wounded, as was the original suspect.

Three of the family members involved in the shooting were acquitted, but their father was sentenced to two years in prison for the murders.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time can ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

June 6, 2021

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