Police Officer Patrick O. Briggs

Police Officer Patrick O. Briggs

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Wednesday, June 20, 1990

Patrick O. Briggs

Officer Briggs was killed while in pursuit of a speeding motorist. Officer Briggs swerved to avoid a motorist and struck a concrete median and tree. He had recently been chosen to be a Recruit Training Officer for the Phoenix Police Training Academy.

The spot where Officer Briggs was killed is the exact same spot where Officer Wayne Scott was killed in a motorcycle accident on September 10, 2002, under identical circumstances.

Officer Briggs had been with the agency for seven years and is survived by his parents and two siblings.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 4317

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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