Officer Charles W. Campbell

Officer Charles W. Campbell

Augusta Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1938

Charles W. Campbell

Officer Campbell was stabbed and shot to death by a drunk man he had just arrested. The man pulled a knife and slashed at Officer Campbell, then pulled a pistol and shot Officer Campbell three times. The gunman was convicted and sentenced to "twenty years and one day" for murder.

Officer Campbell was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Convicted of Murder

Most Recent Reflection

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 73rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 25, 2011

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