Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Scot Shaffer Lewis

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Monday, October 9, 1995

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Reflections for Officer Scot Shaffer Lewis

Never Forgotten

Sergeant James Rodriguez
El Paso County Sheriff's Office

November 25, 2023

Hard to believe last month was 27 years. One of my best childhood friends from 2nd grade at Meadowbrook Elementary School, in Bowie, MD. You summed it up best in your Senior yearbook caption with, "Kip and I always in trouble" OH the fun we had! Wish you were here!! Love ya Scot!! "KIP"

John Kipfer
Childhood Friend

October 19, 2022

26 years feels like a lifetime to many, but losing you feels like it was yesterday. Another year, another gut punch. I love and miss you my friend. #thethinblueline


October 9, 2021

Officer Lewis,
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 District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 9, 2020

Another year, time goes by so quickly, but you're never forgotten! You would have eligible to you wouldn't have though, too much energy! Still missing you!


October 6, 2020

RIP sir; you will never ever be forgotten sir.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

September 5, 2020

Almost 26 years but you've been with me the whole time. I hope to see you on the other side my brother.


July 12, 2020

Still missing you.


October 8, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Lewis.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 2, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 10, 2017

22 years seems impossible. Was like yesterday we were summer cops in Ocean City. GOD Bless you...will see you again. We can catch up on Martin Episodes :)

Former DFC Jay Wise

October 9, 2017

Still missing you!


October 9, 2017

Wow can't believe it's been 22 years. Still remember that wet behind the ears rookie up at Goreman Ave station. Thinking of your and your sacrifice today..

C H Bean

October 9, 2017

Thank you for teaching me what a true Police Officer was supposed to be. Although our time was brief together it is an experience I will never forget. Thank you!

Lt. Manny Rivera II
Prince George's County Police Dept.

October 6, 2017

Well, I'm getting ready to retire at the end of this month. I will always be thinking of you and the laughs we had along the way. It was a joy to have known you and I wish we both could have made it to retirement together. Rest in Peace my brother.

Officer Matt Long
Cary P.D. / Academy 93-1 'WETSU'

March 8, 2017

Rest in Peace.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

October 9, 2016

I still remember this day, and the three days leading up to it, like it was yesterday. It is hard to believe that 20 years have passed. I often wonder what your life would be like now. I know for sure you would love your niece! We will be gathering at your graveside tomorrow for a memorial. We will always miss you and we will never forget you.

The Dash

I read of a man who stood to speak
at the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on the tombstone
from the beginning…to the end.

He noted that first came the date of birth
and spoke the following date with tears,
but he said what mattered most of all
was the dash between those years.

For that dash represents all the time
that they spent alive on earth.
And now only those who loved them
know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own,
the cars…the house…the cash.
What matters is how we live and love
and how we spend our dash.

So, think about this long and hard.
Are there things you’d like to change?
For you never know how much time is left
that can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
to consider what’s true and real
and always try to understand
the way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger
and show appreciation more
and love the people in our lives
like we’ve never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect
and more often wear a smile,
remembering that this special dash
might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy is being read,
with your life’s actions to rehash…
would you be proud of the things they say
about how you spent YOUR dash?

Barb Pope

October 9, 2015

20 years later, you are still missed dearly. Matt

Ofc. Matt Long
Cary PD

October 7, 2015

God rest your Soul, brother. You gave ALL and did your best, but the citizens you swore to protect let you down. Your partner did for you, but it would be nice had the scumbag missed in the first place. Respects and Condolences to your grieving Family, and Rest In Peace, brother. We got it, from here.

Capt. (Retired) C.W. Elliott
District of Columbia Public Safety Cluster

October 6, 2015

A day doesn't go by without thinking and missing you!


January 22, 2015

19 years is a lifetime to some, however the memory of your friendship will never go away. I love and miss you my friend.


October 9, 2014

Scott....thoughts of you bring a smile still. You are forever missed my friend.

Jay Wise
Former OCPD and WCSO

May 19, 2014

Just thinking of you as it is golf time...wish we could go play a round... Its getting warm in N.C., I will go tee one off for you. God Bless, Matt

Cary PD

April 2, 2014

Its' the munchkin. Just visited your grave. Miss you! God Bless!

close friend

December 17, 2013

Think of you often Scot! So glad we got to hang out as closer friends after growing up so close to one another. So sorry CCSO failed to get you out of DC before your death.

LT Chris Becker
Charles County Sheriff's Office

October 10, 2013

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