KCPD Memorial   Lest We Forget
Police Officer
David Campbell Woodson
End of Watch: Monday, August 12, 1968
Age: 23
DOB: 1945
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Date of incident: August 9, 1968
Cause of death: Automobile accident
Suspect information:

Officer Woodson, 23, was struck by a vehicle in the downtown area of Kansas City and died three days later of his injuries. Officer Woodson's unmarked vehicle was struck broadside by another vehicle that had run a stop sign. The driver of the second vehicle was cited for careless driving and failure to possess a driver's license.

Officer Woodson had been with the Kansas City Police Department for four years and was survived by his wife, son and daughter.
Interred: Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Missouri.

Article by Brent Marchant