Patrolman James W. Campbell

Patrolman James W. Campbell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, February 9, 1974

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James W. Campbell

Patrolman James Campbell was shot an killed by an assailant who gained control of his service revolver.

Patrolman Campbell was inside a currency exchange cashing a check. An assailant approached him from behind, gained possession of his service revolver, and fatally wounded him.

Patrolman Campbell was survived by his two children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 15250

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Rest in peace Patrolman Campbell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 15, 2022

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