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Officer Niles Frederick Johantgen | Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Atlanta Police Department, Georgia


Niles Frederick Johantgen

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Saturday, December 21, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to death

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Officer Johantgen was shot and killed as he was frisking a suspect on Henry Thomas Drive. Another man hit Officer Johantgen in the back of the head from behind, then shot him in the back of the head as he lay on the ground. The man who attacked him was upset that Officer Johantgen had arrested a man for drug's in the suspect's home and that he was searching three of the suspect's friends. The suspect was sentenced to death.

Officer Johantgen had been with the agency for three years and is survived by his wife and two sons.

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Missing you today my friend.

Sgt. BC Williams, Ret
Atlanta Police Department
February 16, 2017


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