Police Officer Artimus Johnson

Police Officer Artimus Johnson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, October 20, 1975

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Artimus Johnson

Police Officer Artimus Johnson was shot and killed while he and his partner were trying to make a narcotics arrest at a row house at 13th Street, near McFerran Street. His 30-year-old killer turned himself in three weeks later. He was convicted of third degree murder.

He was assigned to the Narcotics Unit at the time.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 6482

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Convicted

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Rest in peace Officer Johnson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 11, 2022

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