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MPD officer killed in crash to be honored with Sea of Blue, memorial service

A "sea of blue" was held on Wednesday night by law enforcement officers from around the...
A "sea of blue" was held on Wednesday night by law enforcement officers from around the Mid-South.
Updated: May. 25, 2021 at 12:38 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police Department announced funeral arrangements for a fallen officer who was killed in a crash over the weekend.

Officer Christopher Scott “Scotty” Triplett was on duty riding his motorcycle on Hickory Hill Road when a driver turned and struck him. He died of his injuries.

MPD says visitation will be held on Thursday at Hope Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Road from 3 - 6:30 p.m. followed by a Sea of Blue beginning at 7:30.

The ride will start at Hope Church and end at the MPD Traffic Office on Austin Peay Highway.

On Friday, Triplett will be remembered during a funeral service at Hope Church at 11 a.m. followed by a burial at Arlington Cemetary.

MPD asks that the community keep the family and the men and women of the department in your thoughts and prayers.

With sadness, we announce the passing and official funeral arrangements for Officer Christopher Scott “Scotty” Triplett,...

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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