Deputy Constable Kelly Johnson

Deputy Constable Kelly Johnson

Floyd County Constable's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, July 22, 1932

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Kelly Johnson

Deputy Constable Johnson was shot and killed by a man who he had arrested earlier in the day. The suspect was later released from custody and Deputy Constable Johnson returned his revolver to him.

A short time later the suspect returned to the restaurant where he was arrested, where he encountered Deputy Constable Johnson. The suspect opened fire killing Deputy Johnson.

The suspect and another and another man were both apprehended and charged in connection with the murder. All charges were dropped.

Deputy Constable Johnson was survived by his wife.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Charges dismissed

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Thank you for your service and on days like this we remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 22, 2020

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