Patrolman Gerald De La Mater

Patrolman Gerald De La Mater

Hasbrouck Heights Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, February 27, 1939

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Gerald De La Mater

Patrolman De La Master was killed in a motorcycle accident while transporting culture tubes from the Paterson Board of Health back to Hasbrouck Heights. The tubes were needed to test school children during an epidemic of scarlet fever. He was attempting to pass a car on McLean Boulevard when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. He was able to jump off of the motorcycle but was struck by an oncoming truck.

Patrolman De La Master was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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You will never be forgotten in the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department! God Bless and continue to Rest In Peace.

D/Sgt Jeffrey Werner
Hasbrouck Heights Police Department

December 23, 2022

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