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Patrolman Alvis Benjamin Phillips | Greenwood Police Department, South Carolina Greenwood Police Department, South Carolina

Patrolman

Alvis Benjamin Phillips

Greenwood Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch: Sunday, March 18, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .45 caliber

Offender: Died in prison

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Patrolman Phillips was shot and killed while investigating a domestic dispute between a man and woman. As he stepped out of his patrol car the man shot him in the head with a .45 caliber handgun. Patrolman Phillips was taken to a local hospital where he died a short time later. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to life in prison, where he later died.

Patrolman Phillips was survived by his wife, two children, and four siblings.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 54th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
March 18, 2010

 

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