Patrolman Louis Duncan Phipps

Patrolman Louis Duncan Phipps

Ashland Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, June 10, 1942

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Louis Duncan Phipps

Patrolman Louis Phipps suffered a fatal heart attack after being assaulted in struck in the chest while attempting to arrest an intoxicated person at a local dance party on Pleasant Street.

He was taken to his home where he remained bedridden for four days before passing away as a result of the injury.

Patrolman Phipps had served with the Ashland Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 6, 1942
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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It's now been 77 years. God Bless, Brother. I hope you're resting comfortably and that all those who were left behind have prospered with your memory steadfast in their minds.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, jr.
Harvard University Police Department

June 10, 2019

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