Sergeant Donald Scoby

Sergeant Donald Scoby

Stuttgart Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, December 15, 2022

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Donald Scoby

Sergeant Donald Scoby was shot and killed while pursuing a subject who fled from a traffic stop.

Sergeant Scoby attempted to stop the subject's vehicle at about 11:00 pm, but the man fled, and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The man abandoned his vehicle in the area of Reiger Road and S Yoder Road and fled on foot, with Sergeant Scoby chasing him. He shot Sergeant Scoby during the foot pursuit.

The subject barricaded himself in a home. He was killed during an exchange of gunfire with responding SWAT officers. Another officer was wounded during the shootout.

Sergeant Scoby had served with the Stuttgart Police Department for four years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 208

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 14, 2022
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Shot and killed

foot pursuit, traffic stop, vehicle pursuit


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My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sergeant Donald Scoby. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Scoby will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

January 12, 2023

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