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

Officer 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 by 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.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 9536

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 4, 2020

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