Patrolman Phillip Lynwood Van Steinburg

Patrolman Phillip Lynwood Van Steinburg

Brunswick Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, September 5, 1968

Phillip Lynwood Van Steinburg

Patrolman Van Steinburg succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he was involved in an accident during a high speed pursuit. He was traveling on Route 464 when he failed to negotiate a curve and crashed.

Patrolman Van Steinburg had served with the Brunswick Police Department for 18 months.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 31, 1968
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 45th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

August 21, 2013

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