Congressman Jerry McNerney

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Rep. McNerney Issues Statement on Death of Hayward Police Sergeant

Jul 22, 2015
Press Release

Washington – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement regarding the death of Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger of Brentwood, CA:

“I was deeply saddened to learn about the death of Sergeant Scott Lunger, a true public servant who died while serving his community. Like his fellow law enforcement officers, Scott put the safety and well-being of others ahead of his own every day at work, and his sacrifice will not be forgotten. Scott’s death is a tremendous loss to the Brentwood community, but his dedication and service remain an inspiration to us all. My thoughts and condolences are with Scott’s family, friends, and the entire Hayward Police Department as we mourn this terrible loss.”

Sergeant Scott Lunger was shot and killed in the line of duty during an early morning traffic stop on Wednesday, July 22, 2015.

Sergeant Scott Lunger is a resident of Brentwood, CA and a constituent of California’s 9th Congressional District.


Rep. Jerry McNerney proudly serves the constituents of California’s 9th Congressional District that includes portions of San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Sacramento Counties. For more information on Rep. McNerney’s work, follow him on Facebook and on Twitter @RepMcNerney.