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City Marshal Albert Clayton Johnston | Elaine Police Department, Arkansas Elaine Police Department, Arkansas

City Marshal

Albert Clayton Johnston

Elaine Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Monday, October 18, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Marshal Johnston was shot and killed while arresting a migrant worker for committing an obscene act in public. As he walked the man to his patrol car the man suddenly produced a handgun and shot him in the chest.

Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Johnston was able to return fire and killed the suspect. He then was able to crawl to his patrol car and turned on the siren to get help. He was transported to Helena Hospital where he succumbed to his wound several hours later.

Marshal Johnston had served with the agency for 4 years. He had also served as a military policeman in the US Army for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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I remember Uncle Clayton as handsome, strict, and very kind. I know all of his family miss him. One Thanksgiving we ate at his house. He made the best dressing.

DEBORAH J MORRIS
neice
December 15, 2016

 

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