Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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

What a fine line today's officers must walk every day while dealing with the public. If they approach a subject in a defensive posture prepared for a firefight they are written up by their superiors, who no longer work the streets and whose only care is fear of citizens or media complaints and department politics. Their primary concerns being Politically Correctness and keeping out of the spotlight of the anti-police media. When officers relax their approach in the traffic stops as demanded by the same supervisor, they increase their chances of becoming a target for the thugs that rule the mean streets. As long as we fear the PC public and our jobs, more than we fear for our safety, we will continue to lose more fine men and women every year. So glad I am no longer out there doing that thankless job. God bless all of you honest, faithful officers out there and God bless the souls of the murdered men and women who chose public service over the selfish pursuit of the dollar.

Gordon Waite, retired PO

July 31, 2015

After watching your daughters talk about you during your service, its hard to have the words to express my condolences. But I know you will be watching out for your daughters and also those left here on earth that knew you will be doing the same. Thanks for your service sir and rest in peace.

Law Enforcement Specialist II
Arizona Game & Fish Department

July 31, 2015

Deepest condolences to Sgt. Lunger's family and friends. Also to his long time fiance and her two sons.


July 31, 2015

RIP Sergeant Lunger. The Thin Blue Line will stay intact with your memory. My absolute condolences to the Lunger family, as today's services were truly heartbreaking. God speed Sergeant

Police Explorer Ben Quist
Angels Camp Police Department

July 30, 2015

All give some but Sergeant Lunger gave his all. True to his oath. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Go with God brother.

PTL Jessie Curry
Mena Police department. Mena, Arkansas

July 30, 2015

Thank you for protecting the citizens of Hayward as giving up your life to do so! Rest in Peace Officer Lunger and a fellow Clamper

Michael McClain Clamper

July 30, 2015

Thank you for your service, Sgt. Lunger. You were a true warrior and hero. May your passion for the uniform carry on through the rest of us. My thoughts are with your loved ones, HPD, and the entire LE family. Rest easy, sir.

Officer A. Lundin
East Bay Regional Parks Police Department

July 30, 2015

All our Condolences to the family of Sgt. Scott Lunger, and to all Officers on Duty. Thank you for all your duty with Honor, Pride and Dignity. We shall always remember you Sgt. Lungen and pray for you and your family . May you R.I.P.

marie J Johnson

July 30, 2015

End of watch. Rest in peace.
We are sure from heaven you'll have the "6" of all our other officers.

Jim & Gayle Masingale
Parents of Livermore & Sac PD officers

July 30, 2015

Rest in eternal peace, Sergeant Lunger, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

July 30, 2015

As a resident of Hayward, and a former police officer, I grieve for the loss to the Lunger family and to our community. God bless his family.

Former Patrolman, Jeff Cook
Sturgis PD, South Dakota

July 30, 2015

Thank you for your 15 years of loyal service to the citizens of Hayward, CA. May God be with your daughters in their time of grief. Your service will not be forgotten.

COII Vicki Carmona
Georgia State Prison Reidsville, Ga.

July 30, 2015

We will pray for you and your family. Thank You!

Roslyn T. (5 years old)

July 30, 2015

I offer my deepest condolences to the Hayward Police Department on the loss of your Brother. Hayward is my hometown, and I had the honor of getting to know many of the outstanding officers there.

Jack Spencer

July 29, 2015

I work at one of the State mental hospitals and saw a notice from our hospital administrator about flying the flags at half mast. Just want you to know, I am just a year older than Sergeant Lunger and think about the generation he grew up in, his daughters and how much more he had to live for with them as a part of his life, not to mention the community members he served by trying to make it safe for everyone to get from point A to point B without having to worry about getting harmed. His and his coworker's service has meant people can go about their business with less stress. I just want his family and co-workers to know that I will be observant of the flags when I come into work each morning for the remainder of this week and will think of Seargent Lunger, as well as the loss of future memories he still had to build with his family and friends.

BSII, Lorraine Halonski
Department of State Hospitals

July 28, 2015

do not let this seperate - unity at this time is strength. the pain of this passage is a simple, but direct reflection of how deeply love cuts. scream until you can't stand the sound anymore if you like - then you sit down - wipe your face dry and remember that you can only play the cards you're dealt. life is measured by quality not quantity. people care, remember and miss him - some never even get that chance - we should all be so lucky.

me, myself & i

July 28, 2015

Rest in peace Brother Scott.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

July 28, 2015

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over four years. Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

July 28, 2015

My condolences to Sergeant Lungers family and the Hayward police department. May you all find comfort in the Good Lord and each other. Sergeant Lunger laid down his life so that the people of Hayward and beyond can be safe. Thank you for your service,Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Nelson Ramirez

July 27, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

July 27, 2015

Brother Scott, you've served your community well, and now you've paid the ultimate price, and you will forever have the gratitude of your brethren. May God keep you close, and may God be with your family and friends during this difficult time. Rest In Peace Brother Scott, we have the Watch.

Det. Robinzine
Berwyn Police Dept.

July 27, 2015

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle

July 27, 2015

My dearest freind Scott Lungar is resting in heaven. I am going to miss him. He was my friend for near 30 years. I loved him and I am going to miss Scott.

Dilma Coleman

July 27, 2015

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

July 27, 2015

Rest in Peace Sergeant Lunger. I ask our Heavenly Father to watch over and comfort your family, friends and the Hayward Police Department. Thank you for 15 years of protecting your community. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Dept.

July 27, 2015

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