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Officer Phillip Carl Yourman | Hollywood Police Department, Florida Hollywood Police Department, Florida

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Phillip Carl Yourman

Hollywood Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Thursday, August 30, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 0030

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Never apprehended

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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.

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Officer Byron William Riley
Hollywood Police Department, Florida
End of Watch: Thursday, August 30, 1973
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

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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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