Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 826
Offender: Sentenced to death
Officer Chappell was shot and killed during a traffic stop during a speed enforcement assignment. As Officer Chappell approached the vehicle the driver leaned out and fired a single shot which struck Officer Chappell in the heart. He was able to call for assistance before succumbing to his injuries. The suspect was apprehended two days later and sentenced to death. Officer Chappell had left his vest in his locker due to the excessive heat.
Officer Chappell had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his parents, three brothers, and sister.