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Officer Joseph F. Johnston, Jr. | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

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Joseph F. Johnston, Jr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Sunday, October 12, 1958

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2251

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Charged with manslaughter

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Officer Johnston was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car he was chasing for speeding. The driver of the other car suddenly turned across two lanes of traffic, causing Officer Johnston to strike it. The suspect was charged with manslaughter.

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 59th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
October 12, 2017

 

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