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Sacramento Police and Sheriff's Memorial


Officer Joseph Scott

December 12th, 1878

Officer Scott lost his life in the line of duty on December 12, 1878. It was assumed that while questioning several people, Officer Scott was shot and left for dead near an alley. He was a member of the Sacramento Police Department for almost one year. Eight people were questioned regarding the shooting. His assailant was never apprehended.

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