Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Cause: Duty related illness
Trooper Ervin Johnston died of heat exhaustion while participating in the department's agility training. He had completed several exercises and a 1 1/2 mile run when he became disoriented and collapsed.
He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.
Trooper Johnston had served with the agency for only one year.
Trooper Johnston's father, Officer Ervin Johnston I, had died in the line of duty only 18 months earlier while serving with the Livonia, Michigan, Police Department.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Ervin Michael Hawk Johnston, I