Officer Allen Perry Camp

Officer Allen Perry Camp

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 25, 1972

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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It’s almost Christmas 2018 and I always struggle with your death and what it would be like to enjoy the Holidays with you. I know your celebrating in heaven with mom and dad and I can’t wait to see you all. I’m so proud to share your story with all my friends and family! Your my hero!! Thanks Allen!

Rona Duke,
Your baby sister

December 9, 2018

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