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The Iowa Department of Public Safety Peace Officer Memorial Page Remembers . . .

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Officer Philip J. Adams

Officer Philip Adams

Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer Philip J. Adams was conducting traffic enforcement on March 31, 1973. While attempting to flag down a semi driver, Officer Adams was struck by a car.  He died as a result of his injuries.

Officer Adams served the state of Iowa for 15 years as a State Police Officer for the Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement.

Officer Adams left behind a wife and four children at the time of his death.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 05-08-2013 (JGL)