Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Dess K. Phipps

Compton Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, October 12, 1962

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Reflections for Police Officer Dess K. Phipps

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 12, 2020

OFFICER PHIPPS WAS IN OUR COMPTON L.D.S. WARD . WHAT A WONDERFUL MAN, FATHER AND FRIEND . HIS DAUGHTERS WERE MY AGE. RON LARRABEE

ronald larrabee

March 30, 2019

He was my Grandfather, my Mom’s father whom I never had the chance to meet as he was taken at the age of 37. I have heard many wonderful memories from my Grandmother, Mom, Dad, Aunt and others who knew him. I am truly grateful for the officers who have honored my Grandfather by way of memorials including a highway sign located on the 710 freeway. I am proud to be his Granddaughter.

Kim Houska

Kim Houska
Granddaughter

July 12, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 12, 2017

RIP. You are not forgotten.

Deputy Sheriff LASD

October 13, 2016

We have never forgotten sir, you will always be remembered, keep us in your prayers, and may you continue to rest peacefully in Heaven

Compton FTO 2016 CPT
LASD

October 12, 2016

Never forgotten

Deputy Sheriff Compton Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department

October 12, 2015

He always waved to me when I saw him on his Harley 3 wheeler patrolling downtown Compton. I remember when my dad came in my bedroom that morning and told me Dess had been killed. Tragic loss.

Battalion Chief - Retired
Provo Fire

January 10, 2015

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 22, 2014

Rest in Peace, Officer Phipps. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 47th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

October 14, 2009

On the 47th anniversary of Officer Phipps' death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Officer Phipps is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

October 12, 2009

On the upcoming anniversary of your death, we remember you today and thank you Sir for your service.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 10, 2007

A true hero and a true shame. God bless

August 17, 2006

Thank you for your service, You will never be forgotten.
GOD BLESS YOU, REST IN PEACE

TMP

October 10, 2004

Thank you for your service, You will never be forgotten.
GOD BLESS YOU, REST IN PEACE

TMP

October 10, 2004

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