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Captain Bill Campbell, left, is congratulated by Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine after announcement of his promotion from Lieutenant to Captain at a ceremony on May 11.  


Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine announced the promotion of Lieutenant Bill Campbell to the rank of Captain during a ceremony at Emma J. Harvat Hall in City Hall on Wednesday, May 11. He will serve as the Commander of Administrative Services.    

Captain Campbell was hired by the Iowa City Police Department on April 27, 1990, and served as patrol officer and field training officer before being promoted to the rank of Sergeant on December 22, 1996. As a Sergeant, he served as supervisor on all three patrol watches, Public Information Officer, Records Division Supervisor, and as an Investigations Supervisor. On June 14, 2008, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, and most recently served as the patrol Day Watch Commander. Over the course of his career with the Iowa City Police Department, Captain Campbell was the Special Response Team (SRT) commander for 18 years and worked closely with the Iowa City Community School District on the design and implementation of the district’s emergency response plan.  

Captain Campbell earned a BA degree in Criminal Justice Administration and Psychology from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, and is a graduate of the University of Louisville Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course in Louisville, Kentucky.




Date of publication

Thursday, May 12, 2016