Police Officer Johnnie Young

Police Officer Johnnie Young

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, March 8, 1947

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Johnnie Young

Officer Young was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while chasing two burglary suspects near N.W. Fourth Avenue. Another officer fired at a silhouette he saw running in the darkness, striking Officer Young in the back.

Officer Young had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Friday, March 7, 1947

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 8, 2018

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