Patrolman David Campbell Woodson

Patrolman David Campbell Woodson

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, August 12, 1968

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David Campbell Woodson

Patrolman David Woodson succumbed to injuries sustained when his patrol was struck by a stolen car that ran a stop sign at the corner of 41st Street and Olive Street. He died three days later from his injuries.

Patrolman Woodson had served with the Kansas City Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, son and daughter.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 596

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, August 9, 1968

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Thinking of you and 51 years ago as we enjoyed our last weekend together. You were an awesome Dad. Thank you for all you did for us. Makes me proud that you loved being a police officer so much. Love you, Daddy.


August 10, 2019

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