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Deputy Sheriff John Oscar Johnson | Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff

John Oscar Johnson

Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Friday, November 20, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Charged with murder

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Deputy Johnson was shot and killed after surprising suspects while he was investigating a moonshine operation on Sand Mountain. Six men were apprehended and charged with murder.

Deputy Johnson was survived by his wife and nine children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace



Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 20, 2011

 

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