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Officer Scott Matthew Greenly

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, January 7, 1998

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Reflections for Officer Scott Matthew Greenly

I know that people check in here periodically so I wanted to let everyone know that there was a parole hearing for Peter Wieland yesterday. It was very emotional as always. He's 71 and was granted parole. He should be getting out of prison in about 6 months.

I appreciate all of you for showing Scotty your love.

Karen Haley - Sister

June 8, 2023

Officer Greenly,
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 California. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 7, 2023

Sweetie honie Sugar luv
I miss you. My body felt it before I knew today was the day I lost you.
I walk forward in this life with an emptiness. I still have a spoiled Rottie, Gigi . You would love her. Keep Cici and Riley safe.
I miss you so much and I have elephant tears stealing down.


January 7, 2023

Happy Birthday Scott. Yesterday I lit a candle and it burned all day wishing you a Happy Birthday
Always thinking of you and your family. Wish I could just call your grandmother and talk like we use to . I know she’s with you now. The last few years of my life have been hard for me . I recently got out of a difficult marriage and finalized my divorce and I’m happy. Well I’m getting there a little more everyday. Trying to find that part of myself I lost many years ago. It’s just me and my daughter, Savannah, now . She’s 15. We are both doing much better. Missing you always
Donna Tummons


November 29, 2022


November 29, 2021

God bless you Brother RIP prayers sent D.R.Miller 64-65Germany 66-67Nam CTC-IV-68 West Los Angeles CHP Area#565 #6419


January 9, 2021

Happy Birthday Scott. Thinking of you on your birthday . It’s thanksgiving and my son Michael and I were talking about you. Sharing stories of you and the places we went together. Michael remembers so much about you . He remember things I forgot about . It was so nice to talk about you . You were such a positive influence on his life . I wish you could see how good of a person he turned out to be.
I miss your infectious laugh.. I remember your eyes and how they would squint down when you laughed really hard . Even though I know your gone you are not forgotten .


November 29, 2019

This is to Karen. I didn’t know your brother but then again I did know him. You should be proud of his service as we all are. I know the love he had for our great CHP as we are all family. Please know we all miss your brother and think of him often. I too read as many entries almost weekly and feel so close to all of our fallen. Semper Fi and always be proud of your brother as we all are.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
CHP SLA, Central, SF and San Jose area.

January 6, 2019

On your birthday I lit a candle in remembrance of you. I sat next to my daughter , Savannah, on the couch and told her all about you . The day we met and how you were not only my best friend but he first man I ever loved . I told her about the light in your eyes that lit up when you laughed and crinkled your nose . How you would make me laugh for hours on end about random conversations . She sat there listening and she could see the sadness as I still miss you. She gave me a hug and told me it’s ok to cry. I let that candle burn to the end . My eyes were drawn to it through out the day thinking about you. That’s how I wanted to spend your birthday with happy memories of you not in sadness like the previous years . Happy Birthday Scott.


November 30, 2018

I took some time to re-read every reflection left on this page dedicated to my brother. I want to say Thank You so very much to all of you who felt compelled to leave a reflection. What an honor it was to read all of these.....and cry along with all of these. Scotty touched so many lives. I was so, so very touched to see reflections left by people from our family's lives who we have lost touch with over the years. many memories come flooding back. Thank you for remembering Scott. Thank you for posting your memories here. Thank you for letting this be a place I can come to and see all of these beautiful memories you all have of him.
Thank you.

Karen Haley

September 24, 2018

Having a hard time sleeping once again . I think about you often . My heart is filled with sadness tonight as I miss you . I miss you everyday Scott . I often find myself remembering something you said or did and it brings happiness to my heart. I hold onto those memories and try to replace the sadness I feel inside . I see you as often as I can . I hope you can hear my words I try not to cry but I miss you . What I wouldn’t give to hear you laugh one more time .


March 6, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 7, 2018

To Whom It May Concern;

On September 6, 2017 the second parole hearing was held for Peter Weiland, who was sentenced to 15 years to life for the second degree murder of Office Scott M Greenly of the California Highway Patrol (EOW January 6, 1998). Peter Weiland is serving his time in Solano State Prison in Vacaville, CA. He was denied parole at this time because he still has not admitted his culpability and ability to have any support if he was released. He will serve five more years but at that time will probably be released because he will be seventy and his age will be a factor in his release due to the laws of the state.

My family and I would like to express our deepest gratitude and thanks to retired District Attorney Ron Rico who tried the original case and was responsible for the guilty verdict as well as his continued diligence and support to our family throughout these last 19 years in ensuring that parole would not be granted. Without his dedication I don’t know what would have happened.

We would also like to thank the California Highway Patrol who has never wavered in their support of my family and attended all the hearings and were available to us whenever there was a need. We certainly couldn’t have made it through this without them.

The Vicims Services Team were invaluable in their kindness, understanding and help during each parole hearing. They made the long hours survivable. Their expertise in the myriad rules and regulations of a parole hearing made it easier to get through the process.

We are so very grateful to the guards at the prison who remembered us and greeted us kindly and got us through the screening and into the prison. Everyone we came in contact with were kind, thoughtful and supportive.

Our journey has come to an end and we are so grateful for all the kindness and support we’ve received. Thank you so very much from all of us.


Denyse Herzberg
(Scott’s sister)

Denyse Herzberg

October 5, 2017

On your Birthday was pretty rough for me. It's been 18 years and it never get easier. There's not a week of my life that goes by that I don't think of your smile or your laugh . I miss you I miss how we would talk all hours into the night . I am so thankful I was able to spend so much time with you before the accident . I feel I was so blessed to have had all those special moments with you. You left such a huge impression in my heart. Till we meet again ..

Donna Nunes

December 1, 2016

I knew you through your sweet sister Karen. Her and I worked together and before CHP you worked with my ex- husband Bob Hay...God rest his soul. He loved you and thought the world of you. He is now at rest as well. Such a sad day to others when God takes one of his children back home. It leaves such an emptiness in our hearts that can never be filled and we push on because we have to. The day you left this earth was a day filled with such unforgettable sadness. I will never forget the awesome paint job you gave my Monte Carlo. Your works and kind heart will never be forgotten by those who loved you. One day we will all be together again. You are truly missed by many and a true blessing to all!

Monica Maraspini (Hay)

August 3, 2016

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”


Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 24, 2015

It is extremely unbelievable that it has been 15 years since you were taken from us. And also amazing how we keep going on. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think of you, Mark and Dad...not a day. I miss you so very much. There was a poem that dad wrote. I keep it in a keepsake jar I have. It goes like this:

March 10, 1971
Happiness is-
1. Loving Phyllis as much as I do - her happiness
2. My kinds living healthy and cared for
3. Good health for our families
4. Respect for all people
5. Respect from all people
6. A comfortable life
7. Growing
8. Denise, Mark, Karen and Scott
9. A smile
10. Sparky's obvious love for the kids
11. Most of all, my happiness is that my wife is Phyllis Ann Greenly. She is my live. I am complete only with her.

It think that sums up just about everything. I love you and I miss you.



January 7, 2015

On this Memorial Day, as with every day of the year, I remember you, Scott. It's hard to believe 16 years have passed since your End of Watch. Our family has not been the same since we lost you, but our memories are strong and our love for you hasn't diminished.


May 26, 2014

Nina, call my parents. They live in Roseville, CA and their phone number is in the phone book. We really have no way to contact you. Please call. Thank you for your lovely note to Scott. We think of you often.


January 21, 2014

Life is not the same without you, even just as friends. I miss you more each year. Thanksgiving is still my favorite holiday. Your birthday, Clearlake, and our jet skies.
Ron, Phyllis, Denyse, Karen, or Cassie please contact me.

Nina Bitz

January 12, 2014

Uncle Scott,

This has been far overdue really. I remember riding around in your truck when I was just a little kid and you taking my brother and I to go see Liar Liar in the theater. The "talks" you gave me when we would come down to visit to keep me on the straight and narrow since I was giving my mom such a hard time at that point. I still remember everything every time we got to hang out. I know the whole family misses you and Mark pretty bad but we remember the good times and that helps get through the bad. Whenever I wear an old acadamy shirt of yours I always end up wearing Marks vest for some reason when I'm out riding! Keep lookin' out for Mom and Grandma and Grandpa and Cassie and Karen I know they need it. Miss you man.

Andrew Herzberg

March 12, 2013

Dear Officer Greenly: Time is supposed to make grief easier...I'm not sure it just reinforces what a loss we have suffered.
As your EOW anniversary approaches, just wanted to thank you for your service and sacrifice. Thank you for being Blue and Gold.
Watch over your family and friends and my beloved San Bernardino Squad.


"Aunt" LoVae

LoVae Pray Martines, Law Enf. Liaison
MADD, San Bernardino County

February 4, 2013

Another year and its suppose to get easier. They were wrong. It doesn't. After 15 years, I still miss you as if it was the first day. And everyday I pick one person to cut a break to for you. I have learned my lessons well from you and I know you are still here teaching me. Thank you for being my friend, I miss you.

Officer, #14585

January 13, 2013

I am reminded of this particular officer everyday when I drive past his memorial on highway 85 when I take route off of Saratoga ave. My brother is a cop & several of my buddies out there are also cops! I also remember several days after this happened to officer Greenly, I had lost one of my best friends to a jetski accident. I just received the news & had to go to work right after. I had been driving down 280 in San Jose when Hwy patrolman pulled me over. I had a an expired tag,lol. I was really trying to compose myself as he came up to the window & told me why he had pulled me over. As you can guess, I just started balling! He looked at me & said, "Hey buddy everything is gonna be ok". I told hi I was sorry for lossing it like that & told him why. He began to cry & explained to me that he just had a very good friend die a few short days ago! It was officer Scott Greenly he was talking about. Be both cried together for a moment, shook eachothers hand & then he wrote me a ticket!!! lolol. He was a really nice guy! He was only doing his job! Thank You for letting me share this story! God Bless you all!

Bryan T. Hackett
No Relation but my Brother & good friends are cops!

October 8, 2011

I came into town today for work and wanted so badly to take the turn off to go see you! I hate that i am so far away and can not come see you more often. I miss you today as much as i did the day you were taken from us. It does not get any easier as the years go by, just a little easier to hold the tears back. Everything on your tree has faded or fallen off. I will be coming to see you soon and i will re decorate your tree! I miss you, I miss you , I miss you! Thank goodness for the camera in our minds! I can still see those beautiful eyes and that gorgeous smile the day we met! You were so gorgeous! I still remember riding on the back of your motorcycle from my house in Morgan Hill to yours in Newark. You were the only one i trusted to ride with! You always made me feel safe! I miss talking with you and would give anything to just hear your voice one more time! One day we will see each other again and boy i can not wait! I miss you....I love you!

Keli Hemingway

July 29, 2011

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