Deputy Sheriff Walter Nathaniel Campbell

Deputy Sheriff Walter Nathaniel Campbell

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, September 23, 1921

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Walter Nathaniel Campbell

Deputy Sheriff Walter Campbell was shot and killed by a suspect who was angry after his property had been raided as part of a moonshining investigation.

Deputy Campbell was en route to serve a warrant when the man and his two sons confronted him and fatally shot him. All three were apprehended.

Deputy Campbell was survived by his wife and 10 children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Deputy Sheriff Campbell,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Perry County.


United States Border Patrol

September 23, 2021

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