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Chief George F. Campbell | Johnson City Police Department, Tennessee Johnson City Police Department, Tennessee

Chief

George F. Campbell

Johnson City Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 16, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Chief Campbell was shot and killed as he and one of his officers attempted to arrest a man for beating his wife. As the two approached the man's home the man fired one shot, striking Chief Campbell in the forehead. The suspect fled but was caught by the other officer a short distance away.

Chief Campbell was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 95th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

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September 16, 2009

 

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