Police Officer II Van Derick Johnson

Police Officer II Van Derick Johnson

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, February 5, 1997

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Van Derick Johnson

Officer Van Johnson was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle while he was on routine patrol.

Officer Johnson had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 25561

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, patrol

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Officer Johnson,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 5, 2022

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