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St. Louis County police officer fired after reportedly being paid as security officer

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO -

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police say a St. Louis County Police lieutenant has been fired after he allegedly stole from the police department.

Norman Campbell, 44, is charged with one count of felony stealing. Campbell, who is a 20-year veteran of the department, also worked as a security guard for Dirt Cheap. Campbell was the commander for police patrolling Dellwood. Authorities said Campbell was doubling dipping, by performing his security guard duties while on the clock for police.

Police said Campbell stole $5,899.78. They said they discovered the theft while investigating him for someone else. He was summarily been suspended without pay.

Campbell served as the president of Do the Right Thing of Greater St. Louis and was also given an award for being injured in the line of duty.

St. Louis Police Chief Jon Belmar released a statement about Campbell saying:

"While this is certainly troubling, it is our responsibility to ensure we maintain the integrity of the St. Louis County Police Department. I want to make sure this does not reflect on the hundreds of officers who represent our department with the utmost integrity."

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