State police investigating death of off-duty Ogdensburg police sergeant
OGDENSBURG -- During the late night hours of Aug. 13, the City of Ogdensburg Police Department lost a valued member of the force, said a statement from the department.
Sgt. Scott Reed was not on duty at the time of his death, the statement said.Sgt. Reed is an 18-year veteran of the police department, currently serving as a patrol supervisor.
The circumstances surrounding Sgt. Reed’s death are under investigation by the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
On behalf of the Ogdensburg City Council and our entire city staff, Mayor Jeffrey M. Skelly and City Manager Stephen P. Jellie, express our sincerest condolences to Sgt. Reed’s family, friends and each of his fellow officers.
The City of Ogdensburg is working closely with police department leadership, surrounding law enforcement agencies and crisis counselors to ensure our police force is supported during this difficult time.
The City of Ogdensburg will have no further comment on this matter until the investigation by the New York State Police is closed, the statement said.