Town Marshal Phillip Lee

Town Marshal Phillip Lee

Hallandale Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, April 29, 1928

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Phillip Lee

Town Marshal Phillip Lee and Deputy Marshal Clyde Dixon were shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest.

The suspect was later shot and killed by a 150-man posse that formed to capture him. Marshal Lee was the agency's only full-time officer.

Deputy Marshal Dixon succumbed to his wounds 11 days after the shooting.

Marshal Lee was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My thoughts are with your family, what a beautiful thing to know that your daughter, now in her 90's is such a strong woman, I am sure she is just like her dad !!! Continue to rest in peace Marshal Lee, we will never forget...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

April 29, 2013

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