Police Officer Christopher Scott "Scotty" Triplett

Police Officer Christopher Scott "Scotty" Triplett

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, May 22, 2021

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Christopher Scott "Scotty" Triplett

Police Officer Scotty Triplett was killed in a motorcycle crash while he and other officers performed an escort along Hickory Hill Road at about 4:45 pm.

He was traveling northbound when an oncoming car disregarded his emergency equipment and turned left in front of him at the intersection with Swaying Pine Lane, causing a collision. Officer Triplett was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Triplett had served with the Memphis Police Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge 1992

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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One of the most down to earth guys i ever worked with, I still find myself replaying our last conversation about the job frequently. You are greatly missed Scotty.

Tennessee Highway Patrol

May 22, 2022

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