Sergeant Ippolito Gonzalez

Sergeant Ippolito Gonzalez

Franklin Township (Gloucester County) Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, May 7, 1995

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Ippolito Gonzalez

Sergeant Ippolito Gonzalez died from gunshot wounds sustained the previous day during a traffic stop on Route 47.

He was shot in the face by one of the passengers while checking the operator's driver's license. The suspect in the case was murdered in prison by another inmate on September 7th, 1999, while serving his sentence for the murder of Sergeant Gonzalez.

Sergeant Gonzalez had served with the Franklin Township Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his parents, three sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1107

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 6, 1995
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Murdered in prison

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Sergeant Gonzales was my closest friend. We worked together for five years. He was the real deal.

Detective Lieutenant R.M. Rosiello
Franklin Twp Police Department

May 1, 2022

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