Patrolman George H. Phillips

Patrolman George H. Phillips

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, October 19, 1918

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George H. Phillips

Patrolman Phillips was shot and killed while taking a complaint from a store owner. While the two were talking the suspect walked in and told the owner he was going to kill him. Patrolman Phillips attempted to disarm him but was shot and killed.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 to 15 years hard labor.

Patrolman Phillips was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

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Patrolman 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 Shreveport.


United States Border Patrol

October 19, 2018

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