Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Beryl Wayne Scott, Jr.

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, September 10, 2002

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Reflections for Police Officer Beryl Wayne Scott, Jr.

This man was a true professional. I am devastated by loss, many years later. He pulled me over going over the only hill, on Union Hills, and after a long run home, I was not polite to him and will always regret it. I will never approach as officer in that way again.

He was cool, and I liked him even though I was feeling sorry for myself after helping a mother and daughter on the not yet finished 101 loop around Tatum, where I was then rerouted to Union Hills, West bound. No fun.

Late, and wanting to get home to 7th Ave, I blew down the only hill on Union Hills and zowie. Red and Blue. I made a right and and he showed he the radar, told me it was beyond where he could let me go, and that was that. We had the same last name. What if..?

I put in for a court date for the hell of it, knowing I was guilty, but hoping the cop would not show up. Then saw on the internet that he had been killed. I saw the people that witnessed the whole matter, most of them crying, devistated. I wanted more than ever to loose a court date, but it was set. Holy Crap. Bad. His wife was 7 month pregnant.

I went to court on my assigned date knowing the outcome. The Judge read my name. I answered. The judge read off the officer's name and badge number. No Reply. Most assembled knew why. The judge again read off the officer's name and badge number. No Reply. The other officers in the back row where I was, just on the left, just lowered their heads, knowing.

The Clerk of the Court leaned over to the judge and whispered something, and the Judge lowered his head, in shear pain. He declared the case was dismissed, with some feel of disgust in his voice. I stood up and asked to approach the beach.

He got mad, thinking I was a scam befitting on on an officer's death .
"NO, case dismissed!" Was all I got back.

I asked a second time,

"NO! CASE DISMISSED. You can LEAVE!!!!" From the Judge.

I asked I 3rd time and said I had relevant information and could I please approach the bench?!! He finally said yes

I walked up to him, speaking quietly and just said, "I am not a douche bag!" and laid out the cashier check receipt for his wife, double the fine, and some other stuff for her.

There were tears. The Judge is a good man, I did my best given this horrible situation, and the World will never again have a man as Great as Beryl Wayne Scott, Jr. Fair, honest, Good.

Ron Scott
Guilty as Charged and Proud of It

Beryl Wayne Scott, Jr.

Ron Scott

June 17, 2022

Remembering you today with sadness and honor.

Alissa Scitt

September 10, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 10, 2020

Hi dad,

I miss you more every day. I hope that you are proud and watch over me every day. I hope that you can give me strength to go on and chase my dreams. I have struggled without you, but know that you are with me. Love you.

Katianna Blackwell-Scott

September 10, 2020

Worked with Wayne during our El Mirage PD days. Very long time ago.

Knew Pat Briggs from Explorer Post 906. Lifetime ago.

May God continue to bless their souls and keep them near the ones they loved.

Bill Scully
Retired AZ Peace Officer

September 11, 2019

Hi dad, I miss you a lot. I think about you all the time. I hope you are proud of me. I love you.

Katianna Blackwell-Scott

September 10, 2019

Wayne you are missed and honored! Thanking of you today and always. Please continue to watch over your daughter and she struggles through the teenage years. I can’t believe it’s been 17 years. At times it seems like it’s yesterday.

Alissa Scott

September 10, 2019

Wayne you are missed. Time are tough. Please watch over K and guide her. Thinking of you always.

Wife Alissa Scott

September 10, 2018

I love you and miss you so much! I know that you are watching over me and I hope that you are proud of me! Happy Birthday!! I am so happy to hear all of the wonderful stories about you!! Love you!!

Daughter Katianna Blackwell-Scott

September 18, 2017

Happy birthday Wayne! We miss you and love you. Hopefully you're having a grand celebration today. Please watch over your daughter as she needs extra support!

Wife Alissa Scott

September 18, 2017


I know you are watching over all of us that love you very much. I miss you everyday. Hopefully I will get to see Katianna soon and show her some pictures of you in our younger day's.

Please continue to watch over us!

I will visit you today at your gravesite

Love you brother

-Mark O


September 11, 2017

I wish you were here to celebrate your Birthday with us. We miss you.


September 19, 2016

Hi Dad,

I miss you very much every day. Please keep watching over me. I love you!


September 10, 2016

It has been a long time and you have a 13 year old. Missing you and honoring you today! Look for your balloons!

Alissa Scott

September 10, 2016

Loving you today!

Loving friend

November 7, 2015

Just want to see how things are going for you big brother, its been a long journey without you to lead me. You should see your nephews and nieces, the newest is 9 months now. A true doll, and I think she is left handed like you, but I do hope she doesn't have your sunflower seed eating habit or your love for cottage cheese, that's just gross.
Carry on...


September 11, 2015

I just met your parents this weekend in Parker, Az. Really nice people. They told me you were a real hero! I agree. They really miss you brother.

Sgt. J.R. (retired)
Dept of Defense

July 5, 2015

Thank you for your service. RIP Brother! You will not be forgotten.


January 2, 2015

Happy Birthday Daddy! I sent your balloons off with your card today! I hope it made it.


September 19, 2014

Wayne , Thinking of you today, rest in peace squad mate.

Phoenix PD

September 10, 2014

Dear Daddy,

I miss you! I am 11 now. I think of you every day and wish I could of met you. I will send a card with balloons up to you for your birthday next week. Please look for it. I love you. I know you are watching over me.



September 10, 2014

Rest In Peace brother, we have the Watch

Phoenix Police, Brother in Blue

January 28, 2014

I would rather be telling you Happy Birthday in person.


September 18, 2013

Dear Daddy,

I sent you another card off to the heavens today attached to balloons. I miss you and love you! Aunt Sherri sent some birthday balloons up for next week. I hope you get those too. I have seen a lot of rainbows this week and my mom always tells me that is you looking down on me.



September 10, 2013

Well it's been eleven years now and I still miss you constantly. There have been so many things I wanted to share with you. I hope you are at peace my friend.


September 10, 2013

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