Officer Phillip Carl Yourman

Officer Phillip Carl Yourman

Hollywood Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, August 30, 1973

Phillip Carl Yourman

Officer Yourman and Officer Byron Riley were killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a purse snatcher. The two officers were in an unmarked unit when they observed the crime. As they chased the suspect vehicle into a residential area the patrol car went out of control and struck a palm tree, killing both officers. The suspect they were chasing was never apprehended.
Officer Yourman had been with the agency for three years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 0030

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Today, I visited your grave Officer Yourman. Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom. Your gallantry and grit will never be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 20, 2017

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