Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 1871
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 6/4/1985
Offender: Sentenced to life
Officer Johnnie Corbin was intentionally run down by a subject after issuing him a $4.00 street cleaning violation.
Officer Corbin was driving a tri-car at the time and had driven further down the street when the suspect got into his car and intentionally drove into the vehicle at a high rate of speed. The man then got out of his car and began kicking Officer Corbin until a bystander subdued the man and held him for authorities.
The subject was sentenced to life in prison. In March of 2014 the 72-year-old subject was denied parole for the sixth time. His next parole hearing will be in February of 2018.
Officer Corbin was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was survived by his mother and daughter.