Robert A. Phillips - ID 5808

Robert A. Phillips

Line of Duty

CHP officer killed in motorcycle malfunction

Monday, January 6, 1975

Officer Robert A. Phillips was patrolling on his motorcycle when the rear tire blew out, causing him to lose control. Phillips motorcycle spun around, throwing him to the ground and killing the 29-year-old patrol officer instantly. Officer Phillips had been a member of the CHP for eight years.