Marietta police mourning ‘unexpected’ death of longtime officer

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — The Marietta police department and community as a whole are mourning the death of a long-time police major.

The department posted about the “unexpected” death of Major Steve Campisi on its Facebook page Tuesday.

Campisi served in the police department for 26 years. The department described him as having an “infectious smile, laugh and charm.”

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The department said Campisi would often work on the morning watch, his favorite shift.

“Please join us in remembering his outstanding service, work and accomplishments and by sending his family thoughts and prayers here,” the Facebook post said.


Hundreds of people left their condolences on the Facebook post. Many shared their stories of their experiences with Campisi.

“I am so sorry to hear this. Occasionally I ran into him at the grocery store and he was always smiling and we talked about old times at the PD. He will be missed by all who knew him,” one person wrote.

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It is with heavy heart and deep sadness that we share the unexpected loss of Major Steve Campisi. Major Campisi had an...

Posted by Marietta, Georgia Police Department on Tuesday, July 20, 2021