Chief of Police Guyon Loxie Phillips, Sr.

Chief of Police Guyon Loxie Phillips, Sr.

Chesnee Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 1936

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Guyon Loxie Phillips, Sr.

Chief Phillips suffered a fatal heart attack while pursuing a burglary suspect who was breaking into a local store. Chief Phillips collapsed during the foot chase and died two days later.

Chief Phillips had served with the department for only a few weeks but had served in law enforcement for 10 years. He had previously served as a railroad detective for the Central and Western Carolina Railroad and as chief of Tucapau, South Carolina, Police Department. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge CHIEF

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Sunday, June 28, 1936

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 1, 2020

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