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Scott graduated from Plymouth-Carver High School in 1987, and enlisted in the US Marine Corps.

On leaving active duty Scott returned to Plymouth, joined the US Marine Corps Reserve, and attended Massasoit Community College.

In October 1992 Scott was hired by the Suffolk County Sheriffs Dept., as a Corrections Officer and later appointed as a Deputy Sheriff.

Scott met Malgorzata (formerly of Poland), and they later wed at St. Margret’s in Dorchester. They have three children Allen, Sara, and Matthew.

In 1994 Scott was hired by the MBTA (Transit) Police.

On December 2nd, 1994 while assigned to Park Street Station in Boston Scott was attacked by a knife wielding assailant and later received the George L. Hanna Medal of Valor (1994) from Governor William Weld for the bravery and restraint displayed in this confrontation.

In 1997 Scott moved back to Plymouth and was hired by the Plymouth Police Dept.
Scott received a BA in Criminal Justice and a MS in Criminal Justice Administration.

In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attack on America Scott was recalled to active duty in the US Marine Corps several times.

In 2006 Scott was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq where he served as a Gunnery Sergeant with 1st Bn 25th Marines.


Due to illness Scott was medically evacuated to the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda MD and later retired from active duty.

Scott attended UMass Law at Dartmouth and in 2012 received a JD in Law.

While attending law school Scott re-opened the defunct Mayflower Taxi in Plymouth, which currently provides full and part time jobs, and provides much needed transportation resources to the greater Plymouth area.

Scott passed the February 2013 MA Bar exam and was admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

He was later admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for Massachusetts, and received a Massachusetts “Lawyer/Broker” Real Estate license.

Scott also serves as “Adjunct Faculty” at Quincy College’s Plymouth Campus, where he has taught numerous criminal justice classes.

On Marathon Monday 2013 Scott responded to the Marathon Bombing as a member of the METRO-Lec SWAT team, and participated in the Watertown manhunt for the terrorist bombers.