Officer Scotty Lee Bennett

Officer Scotty Lee Bennett

Pocahontas Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, April 15, 1991

Scotty Lee Bennett

Officer Bennett was shot and killed when he and another officer answered a domestic disturbance. They had answered the first call and after clearing from it left and ate supper. They were called back shortly after 1900 hours. Officer Bennett was shot with a 12-gauge shotgun as he got out of his patrol car. The suspect attempted to commit suicide but survived. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Bennett was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge 10

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Bennett- we're thinking of you on this day. Our prayers are always with you, your family, and your fellow officers. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

April 15, 2017

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