Police Officer Ernest Johnson

Police Officer Ernest Johnson

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Thursday, September 15, 1904

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Ernest Johnson

Officer Johnson was struck and killed by a train during a foot chase in the rail yards. He and another officer had decided to check the yards for vagrants. The became involved in a chase and the other officer caught both suspects. When Officer Johnson failed to return to the platform the officer began searching for Officer Johnson and found his body lying between rails of a track.
Officer Johnson had been with the agency for four years.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in peace and always know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 15, 2020

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