Deputy Sheriff John Oscar Johnson

Deputy Sheriff John Oscar Johnson

Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, November 20, 1931

John Oscar Johnson

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.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Charged with murder

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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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