Patrolman James W. Campbell

Patrolman James W. Campbell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, February 9, 1974

James W. Campbell

Patrolman James Campbell was shot an killed by an assailant who gained control of his service revolver.

Patrolman Campbell was inside a currency exchange cashing a check. An assailant approached him from behind, gained possession of his service revolver, and fatally wounded him.

Patrolman Campbell was survived by his two children.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 15250

Incident Details

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

robbery

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The recent death of Commader John Haberkorn stirred my memory of the day you paid the ultimate price. I was the first beat car to arrive on scene. All I thought was “there for the grace of God goes I.” My heart was heavy that day for your families loss. May you continue to Rest In Peace.

Police Officer Tony Caruso
Chicago Police Retired

May 6, 2018

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