Officer Allen Perry Camp

Officer Allen Perry Camp

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 25, 1972

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Allen Perry Camp

Officer Allen Camp was shot and killed by two juveniles as he investigated a burglary at a school. While in the school the two boys, ages 13 and 15, jumped him and took his weapon and then shot him in the chest. The 15-year-old boy had committed over 200 burglaries in the area before the shooting. Both were tried as adults and sentenced to life.

Officer Camp had been with the agency for one year and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 21
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 3037

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Camp,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 25, 2022

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