Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Alfred G. Johnson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 27, 1972

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Reflections for Officer Alfred G. Johnson

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”

Euripides

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 24, 2015

The Merced Area is looking for the family of Officer Johnson in regards to dedicating a portion of highway 99 in Officer Johnson's memory.
Please contact Merced Area Capt. Sam Samara, Commander or Officer Moises Onsurez.

Officer Moises Onsurez
California Highway patrol

November 15, 2014

The Merced Area is attempting to locate family members in regards to dedicating an portion of highway 99 in Officer Johnson's memory.
May contact Merced Area Capt. Sam Samara, Commander or
PAO Officer Moises Onsurez.

Moises Onsurez, Officer
C.H.P.

November 15, 2014

Al, you will never be forgotten. Your Academy classmate, Class II 1966. Bill Kelly 4389R

Officer Bill Kelly
Classmate at CHP Academy

March 14, 2010

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

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I hope one day to meet one of your family members at a meeting of COPS.

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

August 27, 2009

Brother.. Keep resting in peace knowing the Blue and Gold NEVER forgets our own..God Bless All

DB
Calif Hwy Patrol..Ret.

August 28, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 21, 2007

Brother Alfred, I bet we've never met, or have we? The day I came into this world was unfortunately the day you passed. Rest in peace, and thank you for your service and dedication.

Officer Matthew Fisher
Kansas City, MO Police Department

August 29, 2005

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