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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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Missing you. I have yet to meet a friend who is as witty and smart elic as you. I'm reminiscing about the antics you used to pull at lunch when we went to the Chinese buffet and let me not mention the show you put on when we got sprayed with O.C. spray. You took it like the champ you are. I can't believe it been 10 years. Seems like yesterday when we were in English class at UNO.

December 22, 2014


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