Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Donald Scoby

Stuttgart Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, December 15, 2022

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Reflections for Sergeant Donald Scoby

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sergeant Donald Scoby. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Scoby will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

January 12, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Undersheriff Victor Manata
Union County Sheriff’s Dept. ( NJ )

December 29, 2022

Although I never had the privilege to meet you, I learned all I needed to know about you at your memorial. Sgt. Scoby, RIP brother, we will take it from here.

Lt. Philip L. Hydrond
Arkansas State Police

December 25, 2022

There is a reason we live in relative peace and comfort in this country, and Sgt. Donald Scoby is a big part of that reason. Every American should give thanks to the family and co-workers of this man.

A cops cop doing his job.

Rest In Peace Sgt. Scoby.

Sgt. James Mair
Los Angeles Sheriff Dept & Denver Police Dept (Ret.)

December 23, 2022

RIP Sergeant Scoby. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Stuttgart

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

December 22, 2022

Rest in peace, Sgt Scoby. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

December 20, 2022

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

December 20, 2022

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers, and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

December 19, 2022

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Captain E.Kemmer #050
Nevada Department of Public Safety

December 19, 2022

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

December 18, 2022

My Sincere condolences to the family and the department.

Citizen
Civilian

December 18, 2022

Sgt. Scoby,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

December 18, 2022

Rest peacefully sir thank you for your service.
Never Forgotten.

Cindy Read
Mother,Daughter and Wife of LEO’s

December 17, 2022

May the souls of the Faithful Departed Rest in Peace, especially Sgt. Donald Scoby , Perpetual Light Shine Upon him.. Now and Forever! Amen..

Police Officer Julian Sage
Keego Harbor Police Department

December 17, 2022

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service (Retired)

December 17, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

December 17, 2022

My deepest sympathy. God Bless you and your family.

Deb Holmes
Chicago PD (retired)

December 17, 2022

Sergeant Scoby, our world is full of evil people, and yet, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

December 17, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Sergeant Scoby and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Stutgart Police Department,Arkansas . May GOD give his family, friends, and associates, peace, comfort, and understanding for their loss. RIP Brother!

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre
Manor Township Police Department (Retired), Lancaster, County, Pennsyl

December 17, 2022

Rest in Peace Brother

Thank you for your service and ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

Prayers for you and your family

GOD BLESS

Firefighter Ronald Lavallee
Lawrence, MA Fire Department

December 16, 2022

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF SERGEANT SCOBY, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF SERGEANT SCOBY. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

D J Herbert
Toronto Police Service

December 16, 2022

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Retired #8046 Jerry Matalone
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

December 16, 2022

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here. Thoughts and prayers for you, your family and your department.

Officer Tommy Thomason
Oklahoma National Memorial Museum Security

December 16, 2022

Rest in peace Sergeant Scoby.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 16, 2022

Scoby family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Sgt.Scoby thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Res.Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

December 16, 2022

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