Paterson Police, NJ
Line of Duty Death: April 12, 2020

Paterson, New Jersey Detective Francesco Sebastiano Scorpo Sr. died on April 12th, 2020 from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Scorpo was born in Wayne, New Jersey and raised in West Paterson, New Jersey. He attended Wayne Valley High School where he played on the varsity football team. He then earned his bachelor’s degree in history from William Paterson University in 2009. After he completed his studies, Scorpo graduated from the Bergen County Police Academy in 2015 as a member of the Class #115. During his time with the Paterson Police Department, Scorpo served in both the Patrol and Traffic Divisions.

Detective Francesco Sebastiano Scorpo is survived by his wife, Kristina, and their two children, Francesco Jr. and Santino.