Reserve Officer Johnnie Mae Clanton

Reserve Officer Johnnie Mae Clanton

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, June 23, 1999

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Johnnie Mae Clanton

Reserve Officer Clanton was killed in an automobile crash while responding to reports of a stabbing in Algiers.

Officer Clanton's vehicle went out of control and struck a light pole near the intersection of General Meyer Avenue and Southlawn Boulevard at approximately 9:20 p.m. Officer Clanton, who was the passenger, died at the scene. Her partner was transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

Reserve Officer Clanton, who also served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Hawaii, is survived by her mother, four sisters, and three brothers.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, stabbing call

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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 23, 2020

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