Patrolman Edward Scott Johansen

Patrolman Edward Scott Johansen

Peabody Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, June 28, 1977

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Edward Scott Johansen

Patrolman Edward Johansen died after contracting hepatitis after performing CPR on an infected individual on November 13th, 1971.

His condition worsened, forcing him to medically retired in 1974. He died as a result of the disease on June 28th, 1977.

Patrolman Johansen had served with the Peabody Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 13, 1971

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It's now 39 years, Brother and you're still remembered as a hero.

God Bless you still and remain at peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

June 28, 2016

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