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Deputy Sheriff Michael J. Finerson | Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, New York Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, New York

Deputy Sheriff

Michael J. Finerson

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 9, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Deputy Sheriff Michael Finerson was shot and killed in Watertown after responding to a domestic dispute in which a female was attempting to remove her possessions from her home.

Her estranged husband was hiding in the house and shot Deputy Finerson when he entered. He then shot and killed himself.

Deputy Finerson had served with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was to join the New York State Police in October. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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We pray daily for our dear and holy dead in all of the uniformed services

Rev'd. Canon S. P. Lundy
NYSAFC Inc. (fire chaplains)
September 9, 2014

 

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