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Sergeant Kerry Winters | Ulster County Sheriff's Office, New York Ulster County Sheriff's Office, New York


Kerry Winters

Ulster County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, September 22, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 31 years

Badge # 450

Cause: Drowned

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Sergeant Kerry Winters drowned while conducting a training dive with the Ulster County Sheriff's Office's In-Water Rescue Team in Ashokan Reservoir at approximately 12:30 pm.

He became separated from his two dive partners during the dive. He was found unresponsive a short time later and brought to the surface where other deputies performed CPR and utilized an AED. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Winters had served with the Ulster County Sheriff's Office for 31 years and was assigned to the Corrections Division. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Paul J. VanBlarcum
Ulster County Sheriff's Office
380 Boulevard
Kingston, NY 12401

Phone: (845) 331-2810

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A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Our country is much less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Washington, NH. Police Department
September 29, 2016


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