Patrolman George Louis Johnston

Patrolman George Louis Johnston

Richmond Heights Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 13, 1953

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George Louis Johnston

Patrolman George Johnston was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup officers with the Maplewood Police Department as they responded to a prowler call.

His patrol car overturned after it struck the rails of an abandoned street car line on Manchester Road near Hanley Road. Patrolman Johnston was killed but his partner was not injured.

Patrolman Johnston had served with the Richmond Heights Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, suspicious person

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 13, 2020

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