Sergeant William N. Campbell

Sergeant William N. Campbell

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, May 30, 1979

William N. Campbell

Sergeant Campbell was shot and killed by a suspect who was being detained in a police car. Sergeant Campbell was walking out of the 6th District Police Station when the prisoner was able to fire a riot gun which was kept in the patrol car. The shot struck Sergeant Campbell in the chest, killing him. The man was shot and killed by other officers when he attempted to escape.
Sergeant Campbell had been with the agency for 12 years and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's weapon
  • Offender Shot and killed

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I miss you and love you, Daddy. You will ALWAYS be in my heart.

Tameron Campbell Christian

June 12, 2015

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