Officer Scott Anthony Flahive

Officer Scott Anthony Flahive

Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, December 13, 1994

Scott Anthony Flahive

Officer Scott Flahive was shot and killed after he had stopped a vehicle which was just chased into the city limits and contained two recently escaped criminals. As Officer Flahive approached the car one of the suspects was laying in the back seat and shot through the door with a 30-06 rifle, striking him and killing him instantly.

The suspects turned themselves in and the shooter was sentenced to multiple life sentences. The accomplices were sentenced to 10 and 15 years.

Officer Flahive had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his parents and sister.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .30-.06
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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There is no greater service than that of choosing to protect and serve the public either in our military or as a law enforcement officer. Thank you Scott for your honorable choice to serve, for your dedication to duty, and for your loyalty in protecting this great community of Grand Haven, MI. Our thoughts and prayers continue for the Flahive family, friends, and GH Public Service men and women!

Assistant Special Agent in Charge (Retir
Coast Guard Investigative Service

September 24, 2016

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