Police Officer Winfred Sylvester Hunter

Police Officer Winfred Sylvester Hunter

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, June 4, 1990

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Winfred Sylvester Hunter

Police Officer Winfred Hunter was shot and killed after he and another officer tried to intervene in a fight.

Both officers were off-duty at a club when they tried to break up an altercation between two men who had caused trouble in the club earlier. His assailant was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Hunter is survived by his son and daughter.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 9536

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to Life

fight call, off duty

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Just here to say a few things about my dad I remember when he used to hit his siren in his patrol car when he would see me and as a kid that was so cool I really never knew the danger of his job and for along time I hated the Philadelphia Police Department but I didn't know any better every officer has a hard job once they are on duty and there is nothing that promises them of making it home to there family my father job was to serve and protect and he lost his life doing just that and I don't think he would have had it any other way because they say a cop is always on duty even when there off

Winfred L House
Winfred son Of Officer Winfred Hunter

October 5, 2021

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