Special Deputy Officer Aaron Harrison Scott

Special Deputy Officer Aaron Harrison Scott

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, June 22, 1925

Aaron Harrison Scott

Special Officer Aaron Scott was shot and killed while attempting to arrest four bootleggers near Clayton, Oklahoma. During the arrest one of the suspects shot Officer Scott four times, killing him.

The suspects were arrested moment later and the shooter was charged with Officer Scott's murder. He was acquitted during a third trial for Officer Scott's murder.

Officer Scott was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Acquitted

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Officer Scott,
On today, the 91st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 22, 2016

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