Sergeant Patrick Lee Campbell

Sergeant Patrick Lee Campbell

Glendale Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, September 22, 1985

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Patrick Lee Campbell

Sergeant Campbell succumbed to injuries sustained in 1980 while manning a road block for a pursuit in progress. The driver's stated intention was to take out a cop. Sergeant Campbell was critically injured and was in ICU for 6 weeks and then off for several months after the incident. He subsequently developed leukemia from the severe injuries and it eventually took his life.

The driver was apprehended, convicted, and sentenced to 5 years.

Sergeant Campbell was survived by his wife, two children, his parents, and a brother.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Campbell. Your memory lives on. I have the honor of knowing your son, Randy, who is also a Glendale Police Officer. You would be proud of the man he has become.

Never Forgotten!

Ron Melton, Lieutenant (Retired)
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

June 21, 2015

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