Officer Claude C. Koontz

Officer Claude C. Koontz

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Monday, November 30, 1925

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Claude C. Koontz

Officer Claude Koontz was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeding car on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in front of the City Post Office.

Another officer riding in the motorcycle's sidecar was only slightly injured.

Officer Koontz was assigned to the Sixth Precinct. He was survived by his wife. He is buried in Grove Hill, Virginia.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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