Patrolman Henry R. Johnson

Patrolman Henry R. Johnson

Cranston Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Thursday, August 14, 1930

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Henry R. Johnson

Patrolman Johnson was shot in the abdomen and killed while questioning a suspect. The man was convicted of the murder and died in prison in 1952.

Patrolman Johnson was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 12

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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It's now been 86 years and it's truly heartwarming when I see family members of the victims leave remembrances/reflections, especially years after the event. To know that a family has not forgotten a hero is a wonderful thing.

Keep Resting in Peace, Brother and God Bless you, still.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

August 14, 2016

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