Officer Philip J. Stabile

Officer Philip J. Stabile

Long Beach Community College District Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, January 26, 1990

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Philip J. Stabile

Officer Philip Stabile succumbed to injuries sustained when a mentally ill man attacked him. During the attack he was severely beaten and kicked, causing severe lung and heart damage.

The suspect was never prosecuted due his mental state.

Officer Stabile was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Long Beach Community College District Police Department for over 20 years. He had previously served with the New York City Police Department. He was survived by his daughter and sister.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 2
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not prosecuted


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Phil Stabile gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect. That is his legacy.

May he Rest In Peace forever cradled in the protective arms of God.

Deputy Randall Grago
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (ret)

May 17, 2018

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