Rank: Police Officer Panel: 37-E: 25 Department: California Highway Patrol End of Watch: February 17, 2006 Cause: Gunfire Age: 36 Years of Service: 5
Description: Officer Scott was shot and killed after making a traffic stop on Highway 99 for a speeding violation. While walking back to his cruiser to verify the suspect's identification and registration, the suspect shot Officer Scott in the head. A passing motorist witnessed the incident and called authorities. Officer Scott was pronounced dead at the scene.