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Officer Philip Bruce Mathis | Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Atlanta Police Department, Georgia


Philip Bruce Mathis

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Friday, April 26, 1985

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Mathis was shot and killed while moonlighting as a security guard at Lenox Square Mall. He was shot as he entered a storage room and surprised a possible burglar.

Officer Mathis had been with the agency for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and child.

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Bruce Mathis was a great friend. He worked an extra job for my brother in Sandy Springs Union 76 gas station. I worked at the towing service in Zone 2 with bhruce. Now that My brother Eddie Mobley has died i am sure he and Bruce are friends in Heaven.

Thomas D Mobley
Westwood Auto Auction
May 3, 2016


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