Lieutenant Clifford Scott Travis

Lieutenant Clifford Scott Travis

Bullitt County Detention Center, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, March 5, 2015

Clifford Scott Travis

Lieutenant Scott Travis suffered a fatal heart attack while clearing snow from the walkways in front of the Bullitt County Detention Center during a heavy snowstorm.

He had cleared the snow shortly before midnight in preparation of shift change, before clearing snow from around several vehicles of fellow officers. He then drove several officers home and returned to the detention center where he complained of chest pains. He refused medical attention and then drove home where he collapsed.

Lieutenant Travis had served with the Bullitt County Detention Center for 11 years. He is survived by his mother and eight siblings.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 815

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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John 5:28, 29 "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out." May these words from our heavenly Father provide some comfort for the family, friends, and colleagues of Lt. Travis.

Lem Toatley Dispatcher
Orlando Police

November 25, 2015

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