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Patrol Officer Johnathan Paul Flora | Anchorage Police Department, Alaska Anchorage Police Department, Alaska

Patrol Officer

Johnathan Paul Flora

Anchorage Police Department, Alaska

End of Watch: Monday, September 8, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/8/1975

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Charged with murder

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Officer Flora was shot and killed after responding to a burglary at a local drug treatment center. Once on the scene Officer Flora noticed a broken window and shined his flash light into it for a better look. He holstered his weapon, pushed open the window, and began climbing in when a shot rang out and struck him in the head.
The suspect was captured and charged with murder and three robberies. He had recently escaped from a psychiatric institute while being treated.
Officer Flora had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife, parents, and seven siblings.

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John, simply said, had a kind heart. He was one of those rare jewels among LEOs.

Sgt. Boatright (Ret.)
APD LEO Brother
May 6, 2014


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