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, it's now been 32 years. Your sacrifice has not been forgotten. We can only hope and pray that the individual who killed you was never able to hurt another soul and bring further grief.

God Bless you, Brother and continued peace in your rest.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 26, 2022

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