Special Policeman George E. Johnson

Special Policeman George E. Johnson

Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, April 22, 1915

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George E. Johnson

Special Policeman George Johnson was killed while riding aboard a Pennsylvania Railroad train on the railroad's Highline track in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He was riding on the outside of the engine when he was crushed against a girder on the bridge over Market Street.

Special Policeman Johnson had served with the Pennsylvania Railroad Police for six years and had previously served with the Delaware Railroad Police. He was survived by his wife and mother.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Train accident
  • Location Pennsylvania

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We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without honoring our heroes of the past, Your heroism and service is honored today, the 106th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 12, 2021

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