Officer Miles Henry Phillips

Officer Miles Henry Phillips

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, August 12, 1927

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Miles Henry Phillips

Officer Miles Phillips and Officer Lewell Henderson were patrolling for bootleggers in a touring car. The touring car crashed near the intersection of Briarcliff Road and North Decatur Road and both were killed. It is unknown exactly what happened, but it is believed that bootleggers set a roadblock trap for Officers Henderson and Phillips.

Officer Phillips was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident

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Nick mottola

August 12, 2020

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