Trooper Phillip E. Gonterman

Trooper Phillip E. Gonterman

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 25, 1925

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Phillip E. Gonterman

Trooper Gonterman was killed when his motorcycle struck a tree at the intersection of Jefferson and Hubble Streets in the Village of Pulaski. Trooper Gonterman was attempting to overtake a stolen vehicle when a second car pulled from a side street into his path. He swerved his motorcycle to avoid the car, lost control and crashed.
Trooper Gonterman had been with the agency for two years.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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92 years ago on this date you gave your life while attempting to apprehend a felon. I thank you once again for your service to the people of New York State and to our professional organization known as Division of New York State Police.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - "D"

September 25, 2017

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