Officer Robert Leon Polmanteer was killed in a head on collision with a van that turned in front of his motorcycle. He had been with the Phoenix Police Department for 15 years and was survived by his wife and three children.
Robert Polmanteer was born on December 28, 1946 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He was 37 years of age at the time of his death. He body is laid to rest at the Resthaven Park West Cemetery in Glendale, Arizona.