Officer Phillip Pitts

Officer Phillip Pitts

Saugus Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, January 26, 1889

Add to My Heroes

Phillip Pitts

Officer Phillip Pitts succumbed a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier when he interrupted a burglary at the Boston and Maine Railroad depot in the Cliftondale section of the city.

He was shot in the throat and suffered a fatal wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he died two days later.

Officer Pitts was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 24, 1889
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

burglary

Most Recent Reflection

View all 6 Reflections

Officer Pitts,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Saugus.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

January 26, 2019

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.