Deputy Sheriff James Michael Phillips

Deputy Sheriff James Michael Phillips

Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 30, 1999

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James Michael Phillips

Deputy Sheriff James Phillips was killed in a single-car crash as he was attempting to catch up to a speeder on Louisiana 26 north of Jennings.

Deputy Phillips was parked on the northbound shoulder of the highway clocking vehicles when he observed a speeding vehicle traveling southbound. He made a U-turn and approximately a quarter mile down the road he entered an S-curve and left the roadway. His patrol car entered a culvert, rolled over, and he was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Phillips had served with the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office for 19 years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

traffic stop

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This is true a friend to everybody put in his life before ours. This is what great men do.. deputy Mike Phillips is definitely one. We love you and miss you brother

Carlton Stroud
Fellow citizen

March 29, 2024

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