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

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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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 4, 2015

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