• David Scott

  • Collar Number(s) 9


  • Career History/Biography

    David Scott was born in West Bergholt


    David Scott joined Essex County Constabulary on .

    Before joining, David worked as a Labourer

    02/04/1883: Joined Essex County Constabulary - stationed at Grays

    01/05/1884:  Neglect of duty - Removed to another station at his own expense.

    06/12/1899 - Promoted to the Merit Class and awarded a gratuity of £5, for intelligence he had shown in a case of murder.

    01/04/1903: Promoted to sergeant

    02/12/1903: Standing Joint Committee awarded him £10 for his creditable conduct in case of R v Dougal (Moat Farm Murder).

    01/04/1905: Promoted to Inspector

    05/03/1909: Promoted to Superintendent


     


    Highest Rank Attained: Superintendent


    • Postings

    • 1883: Grays
    • 1884: Halstead
    • 1884: Newport
    • 1885: Saffron Walden
    • 1886: Farnham
    • 1890: Stock
    • 1896: Widford
    • 1900: Headquarters (Chelmsford)
    • 1909: Great Dunmow
    • 1912: Rochford


Post Career:

  • David left the police on for reason: Retired - Superannuated



    Record of Service

    David Scott's record of service survives in Essex Police Archives.


    † David Scott died on