Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Robert F. Camfield

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, November 19, 1983

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Reflections for Detective Robert F. Camfield

Detective Robert F. Camfield will never ever be forgotten. May his soul forever rest in peace.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

September 15, 2018

RIP Detective. You didn’t back down.

Deputy Constable Anonymous Anonymous
31 years of service

April 13, 2018

Your services were and are continuing to be appreciated, Robert.


February 25, 2012

I never met you Mr. Camfield, but I was on duty early in my career the night you were shot and have recalled the event often. Consequently I learned quickly not to take going home after shift for granted.

Rest in peace Detective Camfield.

Detective B Keefer, ret
Fort Worth Police Dept

December 7, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 28th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 19, 2011

So long ago but still in our hearts you are so greatly missed. I know you will always be a HERO in my eyes I miss you greatly and will see you again, at the foot of God's thrown... I love you and Dell and I miss you still

Kimberly Ann Pope

November 5, 2011

Gone but never forgotten. Thank you for you service Sir.

Riverside County Sheriff's Dept. Dispatch

November 19, 2010

even know ive never met you, you are my hero and i just wanted to thank you


December 16, 2008

RIP.You will always be remembered by the ones who love and knew you.


October 12, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 6, 2008

I retired after 43 years with the FWPD.
Bob-where ever you are and if you are looking down I want you to know you were a true friend. We worked together for many years and they were the best years and we became close friends. Very few days go by that I don't think about you and the adventures we had in the dept more so when we first started the Major Case Unit. You are missed by all your fellow players. Bless you.

Detective J D Roberts Homicide ret
Fort Worth Police Dept

January 12, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service, this writer is pleased that you were able to serve justsice on your own behalf.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 27, 2007

G-d Bless.

November 19, 2006

Although I have never met him I’ve heard he was a great man may he rest in piece.

grandson Nicholas

May 17, 2006

You, Sir, were one of the GREATEST men I have ever met. You were a great friend and I will miss you everyday of my life.

Your Family, Friends, and Fellow Officers have my prayers, may God Bless them all.


April 14, 2006

I was working Northside,just down the street from the Rocket Ball rooom the night you were shot and recall the chill when those words "Officer Down" came over the radio. You took care of the bad guy for us. We couldn't take care of you and I'm so very sorry. The hardest part of that night was going back out to handle calls like nothing had happened. Those moments never go away,, and each death since then just brings it back. God Bless you.

Offier Thomas Wiederhold
Fort Worth Police,Tx

January 25, 2006

You sir are nothing short of a hero. May you rest easy.


July 23, 2005

I miss you more today than the day you died.I love you Daddy.

April 29, 2005

Another Hero senselessly slain while working a second job to make ends meet. Detective Robert F. Camfield, You will not be forgotten. Rest In Peace Brother.

August 29, 2003

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