Deputy Sheriff Robert Phillips

Deputy Sheriff Robert Phillips

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Wednesday, November 21, 1917

Robert Phillips

Deputy Sheriff Bob Phillips was shot and killed by an escaped mental patient while standing in a doorway of a house at 899 Montana Avenue, in Portland.

The suspect was shot and killed by Portland police officers several hours later.

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 Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company 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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