Police Officer Steven Phillips

Police Officer Steven Phillips

Westminster Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, January 29, 2004

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Steven Phillips

Police Officer Steven Phillips was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Trask Avenue and Jackson Street in Westminister.

The incident occurred when the driver of another vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign while turning onto Trask Avenue. Officer Phillips' motorcycle struck the driver's side door of the other vehicle. He was transported to a hospital in Huntington Beach where he died one hour later as a result of his injuries. The driver of the car also died as a result of his injuries.

Officer Phillips was a United States Air Force veteran and had served with the Westminster Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 41
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motor officer, motorcycle crash, traffic patrol

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Officer Phillips,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Air Force. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 29, 2024

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