Deputy Sheriff Robert Phillips

Deputy Sheriff Robert Phillips

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, November 21, 1917

Robert Phillips

Deputy Phillips was shot and killed by a escaped mental patient while standing in a doorway of a house in North Portland. A few hours later Portland officers shot and killed the suspect.

Deputy Phillips' brother, Special Agent Buck Phillips, was later shot and killed in the line of duty on June 14th, 1921, while serving with the Union Pacific Railroad Police Department.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 100th anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 21, 2017

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