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Police Officer LaToya Nicole Johnson | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer

LaToya Nicole Johnson

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Monday, August 9, 2004

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 1261

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .50 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Johnson was shot and killed as she and her partner served commitment papers.

Officer Johnson and her partner were assigned to serve commitment papers on a male whose family said he was in need of psychiatric evaluation. When the officers arrived, the male confronted them with a gun. The suspect opened fire on the officers, and struck Officer Johnson. After Officer Johnson fell, the suspect stood over her and fired several more shots.

Officer Johnson's partner called for backup and responding officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect, eventually killing him.

Officer Johnson had served with the New Orleans Police Department for three years.

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You are on my mind every day. Missing you so much, its been so hard . I try to be the strong Mom and comforter but you not being here with us HURT so bad. Its been eleven years and the pain seems like this minute. Missing your wisdom and your smile, no missing everything about you. See you in my Dreams. I Love You MOM

LBJ
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July 29, 2015

 

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