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ABOUT ME

Dedication to public service

Bob Campbell About

WHO I AM

I’ve called Montana my home since arriving here in 1993, gaining employment as an Assistant Planner for Gallatin County. In 1995 I made the bold decision to make a career change, choosing a different kind of public service: law enforcement. After paying my own way and completing the Montana Law Enforcement Academy in 1995 I began my law enforcement career as Chief of Police in Hot Springs. From there, I moved on to being a Patrol Officer in Plains.  Following my service in Plains I was hired as an Officer for the Missoula Police Department, retiring as a Sergeant in December, 2022.

I’m a retired Sergeant First Class from the US Army, enlisting while still in high school, serving through 2005 in the Reserve and National Guard.

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FAMILY

My wife Tiana and I have been married for over eight years, and together we enjoy our blended family of 3 daughters, 4 sons, and 14(!) grandchildren.

Bob Campbell Family

EDUCATION

B.A. Urban Geography – Cal State Fullerton 1990

Montana Law Enforcement Academy 1995

PAST EMPLOYMENT

Planning Technician – City of Lancaster Department of Community Development, CA 1990-1992

Assistant Planner – Gallatin County Planning Office, MT 1993-1995

Chief of Police - Town of Hot Springs, MT 1996

Police Officer - Town of Plains, MT 1996-1999

Police Sergeant - City of Missoula Police Department  1999-2022

Bob Campbell is a retired MPD Officer. Use of titles, positions, and pictures in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Missoula Police Department.

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VISION STATEMENT

Accountability and Responsibility

I’m proud to call Missoula my home! It’s where I live, work, and raised my children. It’s a place with so much to offer – world-class recreation, livability, vitality - an envy to most other communities in America. This is a deeply caring community, observing this first-hand in how we support one another, among those who taught and coached my children in public school, with those dedicated to helping persons in less fortunate circumstances. Missoula is a place I would love to see my children grow and prosper on their own.

Unfortunately, Missoula’s exceptional reputation is in peril – higher taxes for business and real property, lack of housing availability, and drug addiction / mental health crisis that translates into incidents of crime and a growing houseless population.

We need leadership that engages with the entire community- businesses and citizens alike, to tackle the tough problems, while ensuring your tax dollars aren't wasted on failed programs of the past and lack of accountability.

I want Missoula to thrive! – If you desire a place where we and our children can continue to have an honest opportunity to remain and settle, to be able to afford a place to call home, able to make a living in an economy that works for everyone, free of government overreach, then I respectfully ask for your support and your vote, allowing me to begin the urgent work needed on the Missoula City Council. Thank You for your consideration!

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