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Sergeant Scott Paul Lunger

Hayward Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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Reflections for Sergeant Scott Paul Lunger

I remember this when it happened. I attended Scott’s funeral. I remember it like it was yesterday. I hope his killer dies in prison and spends eternity in the fires of Hell. No mercy for cop killers!

Officer G.

April 15, 2022

I remember working for the police chaplain doing the concrete at there home in 2016 and this was a very emotional time I just read the sentence was imposed. March 18th 2022 I know prayers heal but I hope Scott's killer there prayers are never heard,
I went and had a beer and the bar was decorated in HPD memorabilia and Scott's picture hung there
I know if I could trade places with you Scott I would you deserve to be here full of life.
Me I lived a life of deception
And it's took its toll if I could I'd take your place.
Respect all fear none.

Steven Dept of interior
HPD contractor

March 27, 2022

You are missed by all that love you. I never got to meet you but I have gotten to know you through your loving fiancée Jennifer and your two step-sons Trevor and Ethan who miss you everyday. Blue_Wives_Matter honors you by sending Ethan law enforcement patches every month and by sending Trevor challenge coins every month.

Kristen Sweaza Daughter of retired IOD LAPD Motor Officer Wife of Police Captain Rob Sweaza Fountain Valley PD, CA (RET) Founder of Blue_Wives_Matter

July 26, 2021

Rest in peace your warrior soul. John 15:13


July 22, 2021

Thank you for your service and today we remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 22, 2020

I've been thinking of you quite a bit this week as today marks five years since this world lost you. You were one hell of a solid cop bud! You will always be remembered.

Little Hutch
Hayward PD (retired)

July 22, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Lunger.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 22, 2019

Today, I will not answer the radio call that you boyfriend has come home drunk and is beating you again. Today I will not answer the radio call that your 16 year old daughter, who is very responsible, is four hours late coming home from school. Today I will not answer the radio call that your store has been robbed or your house has been burglarized. Today I will not stop a drunk driver from killing someone. I will not catch a rapist or a murder or a car theft. Today I will not answer the radio call that a man has a gun or tried to abduct a child or that someone has been stabbed or has been in a terrible accident. Today I will not save your child that you locked in the car or the child you were to busy to watch who went outside and fell into swimming pool. No, today I will not do that. Why? Because Today I was killed be a drunk driver while I was helping push a disabled car off the highway. Today I was was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop to simply tell someone that they has taillight out. Today I was killed in traffic accident rushing to help a citizen. Today I was shot and killed serving a warrant on a know drug dealer. Today I was killed be a man when I came by to do a welfare check because his family was to busy. Today I was killed trying to stop a bank robbery or a grocery store robbery. Today I was killed doing my job.

A chaplain and a officer will go to a house and tell a mom and dad or a wife or husband or mother or father I won’t be coming home today. The flags at many police stations were flown at half-mast but most people won’t know why. There will be a funeral and my fellow officers will come, a twenty-one-gun salute will be given, and taps will be played as I am laid to rest my name will be put on a plaque , on a wall , in a building, in a city somewhere. A folded flag will be placed on a mantel or a bookcase in a home somewhere and a family will morn.

There will be no cries for justices. There will be no riots in the streets. There will be no officers marching , screaming “no justice, no peace.” No citizens will scream that something must be done. No windows will be smashed, no cars burned , no stones thrown,no names called. Only someone crying themselves to sleep tonight will be the only sign that I was cared about.
I was a police officer

Kaitlyn Lengel

May 29, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 6, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 3rd anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 22, 2018

Sorry to hear of your passing. It was always nice seeing you around when you were a reserve officer with Lafayette pd. Keep Heaven safe for us. I will keep a eye on you know who down here for you.

Acquaintance of a friend

June 1, 2018

Miss you dude. This has gotten so crazy, LEO can't even sit down and have a meal without getting shot now. Everyone is driving on, but we'll never forget. I know you'd be the first to lean in and say,'"Ya know......, we'll figure this out and just keep going and move onto the next big thing" I stop by now and again, make sure the spot is standing tall.

Friend, LEO, swim Dad
Bay Area PD, CA

April 21, 2018

Our condolences to the family! R.I.P

Non-Affiliated Recruit Leila Hauck

October 23, 2017

Thank you for your sacrifice and all of your hard work Sergeant. It's hard to believe it's been two years since you were taken from us. We will never forget you and pray for the best for you and your family. Keep Heaven safe.

Explorer Travis Burke
Fremont Police Department

July 23, 2017 were a legend among men. I still owe you that supplemental and I'll have it for you when I see you. I'm the cop I am because of you and I hope it's enough. I'll never forget you passion for the job. You went too soon, warrior. I think about you every day and I'll never forget your dedication.

Sergeant Ryan DeRespini
Alameda Police Department

July 23, 2017

Continue to rest in eternal peace my brother. Thank you for your service. Watch over your loving family, and may God always bless them.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

July 22, 2017

You were a warrior, and a great supervisor. We all miss your dedication to the profession, and to the people of Hayward.

Traffic Officer: D. Jenkins
Hayward PD

December 12, 2015

My condolences to Sgt. Lunger's family, friends, and fellow colleagues of the Haywood Police Dept. Romans 13:1 states "Let every person be in subjection to the superior authorities, for there is no authority except by God; the existing authorities stand placed in their relative positions by God." Many into today's society have no regard for secular authorities. I pray God's words bring all comfort. Revelation 21:3,4 reads " he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more. Neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." What a wonderful prospect that we have of our loved ones that have fallen asleep in death.

ECS II Lem Toatley
Orlando Police Department

December 7, 2015

RIP Scott you wee one of the brightest stars at HPD. i was a pleasure knowing you. I can say this I learned a bunch from you and i know your looking down on us! glad i got a chance to work with you !

J. Davis
Former Hayward Police Officer

November 22, 2015

I can't put into words how I feel. Before I retired due to a disability, I was a Radio Broadcaster for 30 years. I'm a former Aviator. I'm an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor. I'm used to speaking in Public, yet the murder of a Police Officer leaved me speechless. One of my CLOSEST Friends is a LEO in TX. All LEOs are like Brothers and Sisters to me.

Anyone rotten and FIENDISH enough to murder a LEO deserves HELL, whether it's on Earth, or in the Next Life. I can't put it any other way, except my heart BLEEDS for the fallen Officer(s) and their Families. Rest In Peace, all...

STAN SALONY - Civillian
Friend of LEOs

August 31, 2015

Having two first cousins serving with the Hayward police Dept. this one hit too close to home. My heartaches for Sgt. Lingers family his special daughters and the entire Hayward PD family. May his service be rewarded in heaven. Blessings you CEO and all those who are serving the Hayward community. Respectfully

Marcus Chavez Retired Detective
Denver PD

August 29, 2015

RIP SGT LUNGER. Thank you for your service! Heaven has gained another hero. #THINBLUELINE

Angie Farris
Former Indianapolis Police Officer

August 24, 2015

So sorry for your loss. Prayers.

Ret. Deputy Sheriff's Tom and Diana Stri
Clayton County Sheriff Office Jonesboro Ga

August 22, 2015

Hayward Police Department lost one of there finest in battle against crime and shall be remembered by everyone. Life isn't fair at all. Why should an innocent man die? Again, you will always be remembered...... RIP

Police Explorer Greg Antigua
Anoka Police

August 21, 2015

Rest in Peace Sergeant Scott Lunger. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

August 19, 2015

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