Deputy Sheriff Philip Guy Billings

Deputy Sheriff Philip Guy Billings

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, April 6, 2003

Philip Guy Billings

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

He was shot at approximately 0040 hours 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 been 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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