Officer William Johnson

Officer William Johnson

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, April 12, 1870

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William Johnson

Officer Johnson succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was assaulted at a disturbance call. He encountered a drunk suspect who was extremely strong. The man picked Officer Johnson up and threw him to the ground, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Officer Johnson had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 10, 1870
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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So many years have passed, but you sir are not forgotten. May you continue to rest in peace Officer Johnson...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

April 12, 2013

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