Officer Philip James Stabile

Officer Philip James Stabile

Long Beach Community College District Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, January 26, 1990

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Philip James Stabile

Officer Philip Stabile succumbed to injuries sustained when a mentally ill man attacked him. During the attack he was severely beaten and kicked, causing severe lung and heart damage.

The suspect was never prosecuted due his mental state.

Officer Stabile was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Long Beach Community College District Police Department for over 20 years. He had previously served with the New York City Police Department. He was survived by his daughter and sister.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 2
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not prosecuted


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Officer Stabile,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice- not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 26, 2020

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