Officer Johnny E. Garcia

Officer Johnny E. Garcia

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, October 14, 1989

Johnny E. Garcia

Officer Garcia was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call involving a drunk driver whose car was stuck in a fence on I-10. While Officer Garcia passed another vehicle on State Route 84 his patrol car hit loose gravel, causing it to flip several times.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3572

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I was a young police officer working in Coolidge, Arizona when I met Johnny. What I remember most is the love he had for the job that he was doing. I did not know him long, but I think of him often. Now that I am approaching retirement, I hope others will remember him.

Lieutenant Juan Alvarez
The University of Arizona Police Department

February 14, 2017

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