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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My name is Marie Hunter officer Hunter was my uncle my dad’s brother didn’t get a chance to meet him but heard wonderful things about him I wish his children my big cousins contact me some way

Marie Huntet

July 14, 2021

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