Police Officer Joseph Scott

Police Officer Joseph Scott

Sacramento Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, December 7, 1878

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Joseph Scott

Police Officer Joseph Scott was shot and killed when four subjects attempted to rob him while he was on patrol on 17th Street near J Street.

The subject who shot him was arrested and charged with murder four years later.

Officer Scott served with the Sacramento Police Department for one year.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

robbery attempt

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Officer Scott,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sacramento.


United States Border Patrol

December 7, 2018

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