Officer Dexter Clayton Phillips

Officer Dexter Clayton Phillips

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, August 11, 1923

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Dexter Clayton Phillips

Officer Dexter Phillips was killed when his motorcycle struck a pothole in a near the intersection of Bowser Avenue and Travis street, causing the motorcycle to fall on him. The roadway was undergoing paving at the time and was dark.

He was taken to a local hospital where succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Phillips had served with the Dallas Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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Officer Phillips,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 11, 2023

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