|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1969|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2006|
Officer Earl Scott was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Highway 99 in Stanislaus County at approximately 0440 hours.
He had just transmitted the vehicle's license plate number before being shot. The suspect, Columbus Junior Allen II (30), fled the scene but later walked into the Stockton Police headquarters and turned himself in. He was arrested and charged with murder.
Officer Scott had served with the California Highway Patrol for 5 years. His father and stepmother, Bill and Terrie Scott; sister, Lena Scott Tate; and grandmother, Margaret Whitney survive him.
Officer Scott comes from a family of law enforcement officers. His father and two uncles retired from the CHP and his cousin currently serves as a Sergeant with the CHP's Stockton office.
Officer Scott is honored at the Stanislaus County Peace Officer Memorial in Lakewood Memorial Cemetery, The California State Peace Officer Memorial in Sacramento, CA, and the National Peace Officer Memorial in Washington, D.C., Panel 37-E, Line 25.
Garden of Memories
Plot: Section 9, Row 4, Grave 154
Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: May 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37358386