Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 4317
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 6/20/1990
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Officer Briggs was killed while in pursuit of a speeding motorist. Officer Briggs swerved to avoid a motorist and struck a concrete median and tree. He had recently been chosen to be a Recruit Training Officer for the Phoenix Police Training Academy.
The spot where Officer Briggs was killed is the exact same spot where Officer Wayne Scott was killed in a motorcycle accident on September 10, 2002, under identical circumstances.
Officer Briggs had been with the agency for seven years and is survived by his parents and two siblings.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Beryl Wayne Scott, Jr.