2019 Wall of Fame Inductee: Phillip Beahn

Major Phillip Beahn has been a police officer for the City of St. Petersburg for 28 years. He graduated from Florida State University in 1989 with a B.S. in Criminology, and earned a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of South Florida in 2014. As an officer, he worked as a Community Police Officer, and spent ten years on the SWAT Team. As a Lieutenant, he worked in Patrol and commanded the Traffic Section. As a Major, he has commanded the Training Division, a Patrol district, and the Uniform Support Division, which encompasses the Traffic Section, Special Operations, the Field Training Section, and the K9 unit. Major Beahn currently oversees the Crimes Against Property Division within the Investigative Services Bureau, which includes Property Crimes, Economic Crimes, and Forensics.

He attended the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police in 2015, and graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in 2011. He is an active member of the community, having served on the Board of Directors for Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA) from 2006 - 2015, and as a mentor for Take Stock in Children at Northeast High School for the past twelve years.