Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Committed suicide
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.