Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Robert F. Camfield


Length of Service:
22 years

Date of Injury:
November 19, 1983

Date of Death:
November 19, 1938

Location of Incident:
Crump Street at E. Front

Palo Pinto County

While working security at the Rocket Ballroom after his duty hours, Detective Robert F. Camfield arrested a person with a pistol and confiscated the weapon. Another person grabbed Camfield's partner's pistol, pointed it at Camfield, and demanded the confiscated weapon. Detective Camfield drew his own weapon and fired at the suspect who then returned fire. The suspect died at the scene. Detective Camfield died later at John Peter Smith Hospital several hours later.

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