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LBREPORT.com is "old school" about suicides. We nearly never report them...unless the person's death affects the larger community. This one does.(Jan. 16, 2019.) -- The news broke on the Long Beach Police Officers Association Facebook page:
In the 10 a.m. hour today (Jan. 16), retired LBPD Sgt. Campbell went to LBPD's East Division substation on Willow St. near Grand Ave. and in its parking lot used a gun to take his own life. He was 60 and lived in Lakewood.
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Within just a few hours, over 140 comments were visible on LBPOA's Facebook page. Some examples below:
A great protector for what was good!! May God welcome him home.
He was good people and a good Cop. Rest in peace Brother.
Great street cop, gang officer and friend. You will be missed brother.
Prayers for his family and friends may God give them comfort and peace and may he never be forgotten
Best street cop I ever knew. Even the gangsters had respect for him. In fact, I remember one of them named his pitbull after him...
So sad to hear this news today. May he Rest In Peace. My heart goes out to his family and fellow officers at this difficult time.
Rest easy brother, no more pain.. forever in our hearts and memories is where we will keep you. Until we meet again.
LBREPORT.com expresses our condolences to Sgt. Campbell's family. his former co-workers and many friends.
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