Detective Webb Loraine Campbell

Detective Webb Loraine Campbell

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 1938

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 (Accidental)

mistaken identity

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Det. Campbell,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of Oklahoma City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 29, 2018

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