Police Matron Phyllis M. Myers

Police Matron Phyllis M. Myers

Niagara County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Monday, June 15, 1970

Phyllis M. Myers

Matron Myers was fatally beaten by inmates during a jail escape. Three female suspects were charged with first degree murder. One of the suspects was found guilty of first degree manslaughter and was paroled in 1983.

Matron Myers was killed on her last day of work after a 27-year career.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Police matron Myers, sorry for what happened to you on your very last day before your retirement. A heroine and a humble heroine for sure. Rest in peace. The Lord has plans for us all and we never know when.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 15, 2017

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