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 Jeffrey Michael Fontana

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Jeffrey Michael Fontana

  • Birth 13 May 1977 California, USA
  • Death 28 Oct 2001 San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Burial Menlo Park, San Mateo County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 17151374

San Jose Police Officer. A graduate of San Jose State University, Fontana worked at the same time for five years as a part time accountant for the San Francisco 49er's football team while also serving as a volunteer at the Oakridge Community Police Center. In January 2001, he joined the San Jose Police Department. In October of that year, Officer Fontana completed a 16-week training program that allowed him to start patrolling on his own. On the morning of October 28, 2001, after only about a week of patrolling solo, Officer Fontana was shot and killed in the line of duty after stopping an armed suspect in the Almaden Valley neighborhood of San Jose.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: G.Photographer
  • Added: 25 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17151374
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeffrey Michael Fontana (13 May 1977–28 Oct 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17151374, citing Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Menlo Park, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .