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Detective Robert F. Camfield | Fort Worth Police Department, Texas Fort Worth Police Department, Texas


Robert F. Camfield

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, November 19, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 21 years, 11 months

Badge # 755

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed by Det. Camfield

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Detective Robert Camfield was shot and killed while working off-duty security at a nightclub after arresting a man with a gun. A second suspect grabbed Detective Camfield's partner's gun, pointed it at Detective Camfield and demanded the gun be returned.

Detective Camfield drew his weapon and fired at the suspect, who fired back. Detective Camfield and the suspect were both fatally wounded.

Detective Camfield had served with the agency for nearly 22 years.

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Your services were and are continuing to be appreciated, Robert.

February 25, 2012


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