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Detective William R. Johnson | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Detective

William R. Johnson

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, November 18, 1960

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 12 years

Badge # 6996

Cause: Automobile crash

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Detective William R. Johnson was killed in a crash involving his squad car and three other vehicles at 59th and Cottage Grove.

Detective Johnson was responding to a call regarding a rape suspect when his vehicle was broadsided by another automobile. Detective Johnson was thrown from his car, resulting in multiple and fatal injuries.

Detective William Johnson is survived by his wife, daughter and son.

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Rest in Peace, Detective Johnson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 27, 2012

 

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