Official Statement Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Vacate the Death Penalty in Officer Davis’ Case

Join us for the 2017 Philip Davis Memorial Golf Tournament on May 11, 2016 at Ballantrae Golf Club

Registration starts at 10 am; Shotgun start at noon

Philip Mahan Davis - End of Watch December 4, 2009Philip M. Davis was shot and killed during a traffic stop on I-65 in Pelham. Philip was the first officer in the history of the Pelham Police Department to be killed in the line of duty. Philip left behind a wife and two small children. Philip’s death is a tremendous loss to our community. It was evident that Philip’s reason for choosing this profession was his profound love for and his commitment to this nation, the community and his fellow man. Philip had achieved a great deal of success in his short time on earth. Philip had earned both undergraduate and graduate level college degrees. Philip was a four and a half year veteran of the Pelham Police Department and had previously worked at the Calera Police Department and the University of Alabama Police Department. Philip also served as an adjunct instructor at ITT Technical Institute’s School of Criminal Justice in Bessemer. Philip’s life was a testament to compassion, ethics and hard work that continues to serve as an inspiration to us all. Philip’s sacrifice to our community and this country will never be forgotten.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to support law enforcement personnel, firefighters, dispatchers who are severely injured or killed in the line of duty in the Shelby County Community. Our mission encompases resources for families in need of financial and emotional support on a case-by-case basis.

Survivor Benefits in Alabama

State of Alabama Survivor Benefits

Survivors may or may not be eligible to receive certain benefits based on each benefit’s specific criteria. Questions about specific benefits should be directed to the organization providing the benefit.

ODMP has joined with PSOB and C.O.P.S. to collect and make available all known benefits to survivors of fallen officers nationwide.