City Marshal Thearel Major Johnson

City Marshal Thearel Major Johnson

Wister Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, June 30, 1950

Thearel Major Johnson

Marshal Thearel Johnson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two robbery suspects. One of the men produced a gun and opened fire. Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Johnson was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

The second man was arrested and charged with murder.

Marshal Johnson had served with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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