Officer Johnny E. Garcia

Officer Johnny E. Garcia

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, October 14, 1989

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Johnny E. Garcia

Officer Johnny Garcia was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a call involving a drunk driver whose car was stuck in a fence on I-10.

His patrol car struck a patch of loose gravel and overturned near the intersection of State Route 84 and Pert Road, near Casa Grande.

Officer Garcia had served with the Arizona Department of Public Safety for 3-1/2 years. He was named Highway Patrol District 6 Officer of the Year in 1988. He was survived by his parents and three sisters.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 3572

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Officer Garcia,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Arizona. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 14, 2019

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