Patrolman Scott Adams Winters

Patrolman Scott Adams Winters

Pompano Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, July 29, 1990

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Scott Adams Winters

Patrolman Scott Winters was shot and killed with his own weapon during a struggle with a violent suspect in the 2700 block of Hammondville Road.

Officer Winters and his canine partner, Baron, were assisting in the search for a man wanted for beating and raping a young girl. When Officer Winters located the suspect a violent struggle ensued and the suspect gained control of his service weapon. He was shot twice below his vest.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death.

Officer Winters was survived by his wife and mother.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 656

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

k9 track, sex offense

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Patrolman Winters,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pompano Beach. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 29, 2020

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