29 April 2022

Major Kathryne M. Rohde
Troop K Commander

Update: On April 29, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Hyde Park Police Department responded to a physical domestic at a residence on North Cross Road with the State Police responding to assist.

Hyde Park officers Johsua Kemlage and Bryan Sweeney with Trooper Christopher Miller of SP Rhinebeck were initially successful in deescalating a physical domestic between Jamie M. Feith, age 34, and a male subject at the residence. 

As the officers interviewed Feith, she armed herself with a knife and attempted to stab the officers.  A taser was deployed in an unsuccessful attempt to neutralize her.  Hyde Park Officer Kemlage then discharged his department issued firearm, striking Feith.  Officers secured the knife and rendered emergency medical aid, but Feith died at the scene.

The events leading up to and surrounding this incident are still under investigation.

The New York State Attorney General’s Office responded to the scene and is now the lead investigative agency.


Hyde Park, New York - April 29, 2022, the New York State Police and Hyde Park Police department are investigating an officer involved shooting at a residence on North Cross Road in the town of Hyde Park.

One female subject is deceased.

The Attorney General’s Office has been notified.

At this time there is no threat to the public.

This investigation is ongoing, and updates will be provided as they become available.


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