Deputy Sheriff Philip Guy Billings

Deputy Sheriff Philip Guy Billings

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, April 6, 2003

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Philip Guy Billings

Deputy Sheriff Philip Billings was shot and killed while working an off-duty security detail at a car dealership at 5101 North Federal Highway.

He was shot at approximately 4:00 am and was transported to North Broward Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds four hours later.

The two suspects were found dead in what is believed to be a murder-suicide, in Boca Raton, Florida, four days later. Both suspects had been questioned by detectives following the murder but were released pending further investigation.

Deputy Billings had served with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for 18 months and was assigned to District 9 North Broward. He is survived by his parents, brother, and sister.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Billings. So young and heroic I never forgot you! My dad was a New York City officer for 38 years. From 1928 until 1966 with the 102nd precinct.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 6, 2021

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