Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Delberth Phipps, Jr.

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

End of Watch Tuesday, July 4, 2023

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Reflections for Detective Delberth Phipps, Jr.

Delberth, my prayers are with your families, both blood and blue. I was surprised to discover this news, as God put it on my heart to seek you out years after we worked together, only to find you here, on this page as a fellow LEO. You gave the ultimate sacrifice, and God has you in His hands now.

Border Patrol Agent Stacy Davis
U.S. Border Patrol Agent/Chaplain/Honor Guard Member -- Uvalde, Texas

September 13, 2023

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers, and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

July 23, 2023

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC)
Orlando Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 17, 2023

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

July 16, 2023

This what we signed up for to protect and serve the community. This Offender should not have been on the street bond should have been denied reference his 1st degree murder charge had that happened Detective Phipps Jr would still be here with us today. Condolences to the Family

Officer Jeffrey Faulkner
City of Opalocka Police Department

July 14, 2023

May God's hand of peace and comfort be on the surviving family and the rest of the Department.

Chaplain Jesse White
Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D

July 13, 2023

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Phipps, Jr. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Virgin Islands Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

July 13, 2023

Rest in Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

July 10, 2023

Detective Phipps, our world is full of evil people, and yet, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

July 10, 2023

I’m praying for the officers family and their strength to continue to trust and believe in our Lord Jesus Christ!!!!! Stay strong our family in blue

Captain Laprincess Jenkins
Fulton County Sheriff Office

July 9, 2023

Rest In Peace, E.O.W. Sending prayers to your family and love ones, also sending condolences to your brothers and sisters in blue.

Chief of Police (Ret.) Michael White

July 8, 2023

Det. Phipps, Jr. was a great Detective and a greater man. I had the honor and privilege of being one of his Training Cadres when he came through the VI Police Academy. He exhibited greatness then and throughout his law enforcement career.

He paid the ultimate price doing what he would always do.... He always was there to back up and support his fellow officers. He never said no and was always there for you.

There will be a gaping hole within the VIPD for a long time. May God bless his family, friends and his brothers and sisters in blue...

Detective Richard Velazquez
US Virgin Islands Police Department

July 7, 2023

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Detective Delberth Phipps, Jr. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends and all Members of the Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

July 7, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

July 7, 2023

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service.

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

July 6, 2023

My deepest condolences to the family of Detective Delberth Phipps Jr. May his soul forever rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas M. Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

July 6, 2023

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Detective Delberth Phipps, Jr. and the extended law enforcement family of the Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands.

End of Watch Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, but tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 6, 2023



July 6, 2023

May God's hand of peace and comfort be on the surviving family and the rest of the Department.

Chaplain Jesse White
Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D

July 6, 2023

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

July 5, 2023

Police Commissioner Ray Martinez
Virgin Islands Police Department
Alexander A. Farrelly
Justice Center
Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands 00820

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

July 5, 2023

Rest in peace brother

Deputy Sheriff S. Lund
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado

July 5, 2023

What is this monster doing . Facing a murder charge he should have been held as a clear and present danger to this community . The judge should resign in shame for allowing thus travesty of Justice

Dennis Doherty police Office ( ret) BPd
Boston Police Dept , Boston Mass

July 5, 2023

Rest in peace Detective Phipps. May God comfort and bless your family and fellow colleagues. Thank you Sir for your service and sacrifice. God bless all our first responders.

Former reserve Deputy ( OCSO) FL Eddie A
Osceola county Sheriff's office

July 5, 2023

Requiescat in Paces

Sergeant (Retired) Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

July 5, 2023

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