Trooper Perley K. Johnson, Jr.

Trooper Perley K. Johnson, Jr.

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, February 13, 1978

Perley K. Johnson, Jr.

Trooper Perley Johnson died as a result of smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning while investigating an arson case at 20 Monument Avenue in Bourne, Massachusetts.

Trooper Johnson had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 10 years and was assigned to the Fire Marshal's Office. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire
  • Weapon Arson
  • Offender Not available

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Today, February 13, 2018 the Department takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Perley K. Johnson on this his 40th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police

February 13, 2018

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