Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Offender: Shot and killed
Trooper Charles Campbell was shot and killed after being abducted while making a traffic stop in Perry, Florida.
After taking Trooper Campbell hostage the suspect used the patrol car siren to pull over a motorist and take his car. Trooper Campbell was found tied up and shot to death in Georgia along with the motorist. The suspect was later shot and killed by a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent after he tried to gain control of another officer's weapon after being arrested.
It was later discovered that the suspect was a serial killer responsible for at least 18 murders, including Trooper Campbell's murder, beginning in July of that same year.
Trooper Campbell had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for nine years.