Officer Charles W. Campbell

Officer Charles W. Campbell

Augusta Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1938

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Charles W. Campbell

Officer Campbell was stabbed and shot to death by a drunk man he had just arrested. The man pulled a knife and slashed at Officer Campbell, then pulled a pistol and shot Officer Campbell three times. The gunman was convicted and sentenced to "twenty years and one day" for murder.

Officer Campbell was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Convicted of Murder

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Officer Campbell,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW I.


United States Border Patrol

December 24, 2018

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