Deputy Sheriff William R. Johnson

Deputy Sheriff William R. Johnson

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Saturday, July 31, 1852

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William R. Johnson

Deputy Sheriff William Johnson was shot and killed in the Oakland section of Contra Costa County while attempting to serve a writ of ejectment.

As he attempted to evict the man he was shot in the chest and killed. A grand jury failed to indict the subject.

Deputy Johnson was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not indicted


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Rest in peace always and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice.

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

July 31, 2020

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