Deputy Sheriff James Michael Phillips

Deputy Sheriff James Michael Phillips

Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 30, 1999

James Michael Phillips

Deputy Sheriff James Phillips was killed in a single car crash as he was attempting to catch up to a speeder.

As Deputy Phillips was travelling southbound, he clocked a vehicle speeding and made a U-turn. Approximately a quarter mile down the road he entered an S-curve and left the roadway. The cruiser entered a culvert, rolled over, and ejected Deputy Phillips. 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 Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

traffic stop

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It's been almost 19 years since you left us and I still want to cry every time I think about you. I wish I could see you one more time. You were the closest thing to a daddy that I had. It takes a true man to raise someone else's baby. I'll love and miss you always.


March 5, 2018

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