Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 656
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Sentenced to death
Officer Scott Winters was shot and killed with his own weapon during a struggle with a violent suspect. Officer Winters and his K9 partner, Baron, were assisting in the search of 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.