Detective Webb Loraine Campbell

Detective Webb Loraine Campbell

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 1938

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Webb Loraine Campbell

Detective Webb Campbell was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer in a case of mistaken identity.

He and his partner responded in plainclothes to a report of a prowler at NW 24th Street and Walker Avenue. While they were searching the area, uniformed officers arrived on the scene and were unaware that plainclothes officers were searching the area too. When Detective Campbell rounded the corner of a house he was shot and killed by mistake.

Detective Campbell had served with the Oklahoma City Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 060

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

mistaken identity

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Detective Campbell, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 9, 2019

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