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Patrolman Scott Adams Winters

Pompano Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, July 29, 1990

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Reflections for Patrolman Scott Adams Winters

Patrolman Winters,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pompano Beach. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 29, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 29, 2020

Almost 30 years now and it seems like only yesterday.
You were one of the nicest people I have ever known.
You will always be missed.
I am grateful to have had the pleasure of knowing you.
Thank you for your service and your sacrifice...

Heidi JamesWoodworth

July 12, 2020

Hey Scott,
On this Memorial Day 2020, my reflection goes to you, and the honor I had of being your friend. Over the years working together at Pompano Beach Police, you an officer with Baron your trusty sidekick K-9 and myself a dispatcher, we struck up a friendship that I will always hold dear in my heart. You are a true hero, that will forever be missed and loved.
Rest in Peace

Pam Carter Dispatcher 641
Pompano Beach Police

May 24, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Winters.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 22, 2019

Officer Winters was a wonderful person and a cops cop. You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace my brother in blue.

Officer Juan Cabrera
Miami Beach Police Department

December 3, 2018

I was a reserve police officer. I remember listening to my police scanner on that day. Very sad day for me. I think of him as I met him several weeks prior when he had disarmed a knife wielding suspect.

Officer Bruce Riggins
Ocoee Police Department.

May 20, 2018

On this Law Enforcement Memorial Week, I am thinking of you, my Brother. You were a good friend, a great man, and a dedicated Police Officer. I still remember your smiling face after 27 years. Thank-you for your sacrifice. God Bless You, Brother. I know you are at Peace in Heaven.

Retired Police Officer (1972-2013)

May 15, 2017

I will never forget what you said to me.... "Please dont let me die..." That will never leave my heart and soul all 27 years.. ago.. Miss you my brother... rest in peace...

Truck Powell
Pompano Beach PD 1989-1999

April 29, 2017

Its been 25 years today....miss ya!

Garth Goodrich

July 29, 2015

I will always remember your smile, and the good times we had at the Police Academy. It's been nearly 25 years and I remember the last words you said to me that year. They were positive and I will always keep them in my heart. You are a fine man, an excellent Police Officer, and a true friend to may people. Thank-you for your service, and for your ultimate sacrifice. God Bless You In Heaven.


April 3, 2015

I have been reading and rereading Scott's memorial here for a few years and really could not bring myself to write something until now and, it isnt easy.
I met Scott when he came to work at Eloy P.D. I noticed right away that he had the personality and ambition to make a great cop.
I remember when we hung out together after work or during lunch, he always had a way to make everyone laugh.
Scott made this quirky noise with his mouth that there is no way to describe, but it seemed to mean, 'yeah, whatever". I wish I could remember how he did it but, it has been too many years.
Scott had a very serious side too. No matter where you were during a call, if he was with you, you did not have to worry, he had your back.
Scott, it is hard to believe it has been 23 years since you left this earth...sems just like the other day, we were hanging out.
Miss you man!

Garth Goodrich
Eloy PD

August 15, 2013

I just recently heard of Scott's Passing, I knew him when he was working in Eloy Arizona. Great Guy and a very dedicated Officer, so sorry for his families loss. I hope there is some closure to his killers case soon, for the sake of everyone.
God Bless Scott!

S. O'Neill

April 16, 2013

Continue to rest in peace Patrolman Winters, we will never forget .... HEROES live forever.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

July 29, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Winters. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 5, 2012

Scott, it is 2011 and there isn't a day that dosen't go by that I don't think of you when you got that call when you were getting something to eat. I always wanted you to know that I ran to the hospital to donate blood in your name and prayed for you to pull threw. I am sorry that I haven't wrote to you in the Memorial Page sooner but when I go to church you are always in my pray's, and my thoughts ,you touched my soul. You were a great guy, and special friend I wish there were more people like you around today.
With Love and Affection your friend,
Ted Campos
former owner of
Morgan's Long Horn Restaurant. 1988 to 1993

Sotiri T. Campos
Morgan's Long Horn Rest.

November 6, 2011

I know that time does not heal the pain in the hearts of those left behind and that they are missing you as much today as ever. Thank you sir for your service, dedication and protection to us all. You are a hero who we will never forget.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


July 29, 2011

Well its Twenty Years ago Today that You went to Heaven.Im sure that you have something to do up there,Keep a Spot for Me, I will join You one day and We will hang out Together Again.There is so much I can say, But Most Important I Miss You and Love You Brother. God Bless YOU. :)

Deputy Sheriff
Broward Sheriff's Office

July 30, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 20th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. In reading your reflections, I can see you made an impact on the lives of many people and that you were well respected. I have always liked the quote "It is not how they died that is important. It is how they lived." Your character seems to exemplify that quote.
Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 29, 2010

My favorite memory of Scott was that he invented a leather "keeper" for the shoulder speaker on our police radios. I was having trouble with mine, and he fixed it for me in the 7-11 parking lot at Dixie and Copans one night while we were on patrol. He reminded me of a big brother helping a sister stay safe.
Scott was murdered on my husband's birthday while I was pregnant with our son. We were out to dinner when we heard that he had been shot, but knowing how he always wore his vest and had a K9 partner, we thought it must be superficial. We were devastated to find out he was dead later that evening. My husband (also a PBPD officer) died almost 2 years to the day later from a heart attack. Law Enforcement takes its toll on the best and brightest.
My son is now 19, and Scott's murderer just passed his 52nd birthday on death row, still waiting for justice to be served. Scott will always be 28, strong and good. None of us will ever forget you, Scott; rest in peace...

Det. Barbara (Cable) Reynolds
Pompano Beach PD (1987-1993)

May 15, 2010

On behalf of the Connecticut Police Work Dog Association, I would like to express our deepest regards and sympathy to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Scott Winters. You gave the ultimate sacrifice. Scott, you may be gone, but you will NEVER be forgotten. Rest in peace blue angel and thank you for your service.

James A. Cortina

Connecticut Police Work Dog Association

October 6, 2009

Rest easy Brother Winters... Your service, sacrifice and Heroism will never go unforgotten.


September 22, 2009

It's been 19 years today, but it feels like it was just yesterday.
Scott, you will never be forgotten!


July 29, 2009

Rest in peace sir, you will not be forgotten.


July 10, 2009

It was by chance that I got to meet Officer Winters. I was only 15 years old, my father had recently passed away and Scott happened to be on patrol in my neighborhood (East Pompano). He stopped his car while I was walking down the street with some friends. I was carrying a bottle of Margarita Mix, and Scott questioned what I was doing with it, being that I was a minor. He showed concern that my friend's mother was out of town, and said he'd drive by later that night to make sure we weren't drinking. It was the first time I saw a car marked "K-9", and actually got to see a police dog up close. True to his word, Scott drove by later that night - and caught us hiding the liquor bottle in the bushes. He confiscated the bottle, and although my friends and I we weren't too happy about that back then, I remember how horrible it felt when I heard of his untimely passing. As the 19th anniversary of his passing approaches, I pray that his family and those who knew him celebrate Scott's life and never forget the commitment he showed to Pompano Beach PD.

Heidi DuBree
Citizen of Pompano Beach

July 9, 2009

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