Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 months
Badge # Not available
Offender: Denied parole in 2000
Police Officer Jeffrey Phegley was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. 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. His next parole hearing is in November, 2019.
Officer Phegley had served with the Morrow Police Department for only six months. He was survived by his parents and brother.