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Sergeant Ronald H. Phillips | Polk County Sheriff's Department, Nebraska Polk County Sheriff's Department, Nebraska


Ronald H. Phillips

Polk County Sheriff's Department, Nebraska

End of Watch: Monday, January 26, 2004

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 9413

Cause: Heart attack

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Sergeant Ronald Phillips suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to free his patrol car after it became stuck during a snow storm.

After several attempts of trying to move it, he called for a tow truck. When the tow truck arrived 8 minutes later, the driver found Sergeant Phillips suffering from cardiac arrest inside the patrol car. He was transported to Annie Jeffrey Memorial County Health Center where he died a short time later.

Sergeant Phillips had served with the Polk County Sheriff's Department for 5 years, and had served in law enforcement for 20 years. He had previously served as chief of police of Syracuse Police Department, Ainsworth Police Department, and Minden Police Department. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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I hope its true that we will meet again as some people believe because i just don't think i could bear the thought of never seeing your sweet face again. i hope you are at peace and i hope someday i can be also. love allways, j

widow of Sgt.Ron Phillips
December 21, 2015


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