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Trooper Johnnie Whittle | Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma


Johnnie Whittle

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, September 14, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 135

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 65 years

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Trooper Whittle was shot and killed while driving two men to the patrol headquarters. He had picked up the two men after responding to a suspicious person call. As he pulled into the parking lot one of the men pulled out a handgun from a shoulder holster and shot Trooper Whittle. The suspect was arrested approximately two hours later and subsequently sentenced to 65 years.
Trooper Whittle had been with the agency for 10 years.

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Trooper Whittle,
On today, the 64th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oklahoma. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
September 14, 2017


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