Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Edged weapon
Offender: Not available
Correctional Officer John Johnson was stabbed to death at USP Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas.
While locking up inmates for the night at 9:00 pm one of the men struck him with a large piece of strap steel, knocking him to the ground. When another officer came to his aid the inmate stabbed him. The inmate then stabbed Officer Johnson 117 times.
Officer Johnson had served with the Federal Bureau of Prison for eight months. He was survived by his wife and daughter.