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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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Thank you for your service you were so young for something so terrible to happen because of you I can live in this county and be safe. you are not forgotten.. NEVER!

Payton Lines, Jefferson county resident
Future Police Officer
October 25, 2017

 

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