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City Marshal Thearel Major Johnson | Wister Police Department, Oklahoma Wister Police Department, Oklahoma

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Thearel Major Johnson

Wister Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, June 30, 1950

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Marshal Thearel Johnson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two robbery suspects. One of the men produced a gun and opened fire. Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Johnson was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

The second man was arrested and charged with murder.

Marshal Johnson had served with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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