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Sergeant Phillip B. Guinto | Illinois State Police, Illinois Illinois State Police, Illinois


Phillip B. Guinto

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, August 5, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Sergeant Guinto was killed in a motorcycle accident on Route 20 near Volo, Illinois. He had lost control of his motorcycle and skidded 115 feet before crashing. A passing motorist located his body on the side of the road.

Sergeant Guinto had served with the Illinois State Police for 16 years and was assigned to District 2. Trooper Guinto had been in law enforcement for 17 years and was survived by his wife.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 70th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
January 31, 2013


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