Police Officer Johnnie C. Corbin

Police Officer Johnnie C. Corbin

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, June 5, 1985

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Johnnie C. Corbin

Police Officer Johnnie Corbin was intentionally run down by a subject in the 1700 block of Elliott Avenue after issuing him a $4.00 street cleaning violation.

Officer Corbin was driving a tri-car at the time and had driven further down the street when the suspect got into his car and intentionally drove into the vehicle at a high rate of speed. The man then got out of his car and began kicking Officer Corbin until a bystander subdued the man and held him for authorities.

The subject was sentenced to life in prison. In March 2014 the 72-year-old subject was denied parole for the sixth time.

Officer Corbin was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was survived by his mother and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1871
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, June 4, 1985
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace Officer Corbin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 12, 2019

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