Police Officer Jeffrey Manning Phegley

Police Officer Jeffrey Manning Phegley

Morrow Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, January 21, 1987

Jeffrey Manning Phegley

Police Officer Jeffrey Phegley was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop on Morrow-Rossburg Road just outside of town. As he attempted to arrest the driver for DUI, the driver pushed him to the ground and shot him with a sawed off shotgun.

His killer was convicted of murder and sentenced to 15 years to life. He was denied parole in 2006 and 2010.

Officer Phegley had served with the Morrow Police Department for only six months. He was survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Denied parole in 2000

DUI, traffic stop

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As I served in the Morrow Police Dept in 2008 to 2010. You were always a reminder of every traffic stop I did. We will do everything we can to insure your killer is never released! God speed brother.

Randy Ryan - Police Officer - Patrol
Village of Morrow Police Dept

January 22, 2017

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