Patrolman Harry E. Campbell

Patrolman Harry E. Campbell

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, December 24, 1908

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Harry E. Campbell

Patrolman Harry Campbell was shot and killed as he arrived at a home on West Rich Street, near the old city prison, to investigate a domestic disturbance involving a mother and her 19 year-old son. As Patrolman Campbell entered their yard, the youth opened fire with a shotgun, killing him. The suspect was sentenced to life but was later paroled as a trustee.

Patrolman Campbell had served with the agency for two years.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 100

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Paroled as trustee

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Rest in peace Patrolman Campbell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 30, 2020

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