Trooper Johnny Montague Edrington

Trooper Johnny Montague Edrington

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, December 21, 1988

Johnny Montague Edrington

Trooper Johnny Edrington was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Highway 80, approximately seven miles west of London, Kentucky.

His body was found in a ditch with a gunshot wound to the head. The shot had been fired with his own service weapon.

The suspects are still at large.

Trooper Edrington was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 365

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender At large

traffic stop

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Several years ago I was in an auto accident Officer Edrington Officer Parker were trying to get the vechicle that I was in to stop. The person driving refused I was very frightened at the speed we were travling , soon i was thrown from the vechicle Officers split thier crusers to avoid hitting me I never will forget how Officer Edrington stayed by my side until the amblance arrived. Forever gratful to both of the Officers.

Connie Kearney
Thankful for his kindness shown to me.

December 21, 2015

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