Police Officer Robert J. Johnson

Police Officer Robert J. Johnson

Northville Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Robert J. Johnson

Police Officer Bob Johnson was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 30, south of High Rock Road, at approximately 9:50 pm.

He had just gotten off duty and was driving home when he encountered the crash in which a deer was struck by another vehicle. Officer Johnson had retrieved his service weapon and was walking along the shoulder on the opposite side of the road to dispatch the deer when he was struck by a second vehicle.

He was transported to Nathan Littauer Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after midnight.

Officer Johnson served as a part-time officer with the Northville Police Department after retiring from the Gloversville Police Department. He had served in law enforcement for 33 years and had previously served with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge 847

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, July 3, 2017

accident scene, off duty

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Hey Bob, I was thinking of you on the third some days it feels like a life time has past since I got that call, other days it feels as if it happen yesterday. Either way the wife and I miss you greatly I check on your misses as often as I can. Until we meet again my friend miss you buddy

Ryan

Chief Ryan Austin
Fort Plain Police Dept

July 5, 2018

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