Officer Miles Henry Phillips

Officer Miles Henry Phillips

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, August 12, 1927

Miles Henry Phillips

Officer Miles Phillips and Officer Lewell Henderson were patrolling for bootleggers in a touring car. The touring car crashed 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.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 12, 2013

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