Deputy Sheriff Carlton Phillips

Deputy Sheriff Carlton Phillips

Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, July 6, 1957

Carlton Phillips

Deputy Phillips was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a disturbance call. As the two deputies approached a pickup truck the suspect opened fire through the rear window, striking Deputy Phillips in the face. Deputy Phillips' partner returned fire and killed the suspect.

Deputy Phillips had served with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

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