Patrolman Eric James Johnson

Patrolman Eric James Johnson

Howard City Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 31, 1997

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Eric James Johnson

Patrolman Eric Johnson was killed after being involved in an accident at approximately 3:50 am.

He was returning from the Montcalm County Jail when his patrol car collided with another vehicle on Michigan 46, east of Michigan 91. Both occupants of the other vehicle were also killed.

Patrolman Johnson had served with the Howard City Police Department for five months. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, and sister.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge 414

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

accident, automobile accident, vehicle crash

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Patrolman 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 Howard City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 31, 2022

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