Sergeant Scott A. Grimes

Sergeant Scott A. Grimes

Arkansas Department of Correction, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, November 29, 1995

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Scott A. Grimes

Sergeant Scott Grimes was stabbed to death at Tucker Unit by an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.

The inmate stabbed him after breaking out of his cell. The man was convicted of Sergeant Grimes' murder and sentenced to death in 1996.

Sergeant Grimes is survived by his wife and six daughters.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Sgt. Grimes,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Arkansas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.


United States Border Patrol

November 29, 2020

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