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Chief of Police William J. Philpot | Orofino Police Department, Idaho Orofino Police Department, Idaho

Chief of Police

William J. Philpot

Orofino Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch: Friday, December 3, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: 30 years

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Cause: Automobile accident

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Chief Philpot was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 12 while he and another officer travelled to Lewis-Clark State College to attend a federal certification test. Chief Philpot's patrol car was struck by another vehicle and crashed.

Chief Philpot had been in law enforcement for 30 years and had served as chief for 28 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Rest in Peace, Chief Philpot. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 7, 2012

 

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