Patrolman William P. Johnson

Patrolman William P. Johnson

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, October 23, 1927

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William P. Johnson

Patrolman William Johnson succumbed to injuries sustained eight months earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while reporting to the Woods Run Police Station. He was struck by a taxi cab at the intersection on West North Avenue and Sherman Avenue on the City's North side.

Patrolman Johnson had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for 23 years. He was a widower.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, February 1, 1927

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Patrolman Johnson,
On today, the 89th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsburgh.


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October 23, 2016

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