Captain Johnnie Richard Wyssbrod, Jr.

Captain Johnnie Richard Wyssbrod, Jr.

Helena Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 30, 1998

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Johnnie Richard Wyssbrod, Jr.

Captain Johnnie Wyssbrod was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call.

He was shot with a .45 caliber handgun immediately upon entering the residence. The man who shot him then murdered his girlfriend before committing suicide.

Captain Wyssbrod had served with the Helena Police Department for 12 years and had previously served with the Marvell Police Department for four years. He is survived by his two daughters and grandchildren.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 5

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Committed suicide


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It has now been 25 years since you were here with us but i still think about you all the time. Every day when i see a police vehicle you are what i think about. I miss you very much and still look into the sky every December 17th and wish you happy birthday!!! My family and i will always miss you and love you!!!

B Max
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August 28, 2023

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