Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Derek Ray Johnson

Draper Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Sunday, September 1, 2013

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Reflections for Sergeant Derek Ray Johnson

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well

Reserve Deputy Douglas J. Maykowski
Macomb County Sheriff Mt. Clemens Michigan

September 1, 2013

RIP Brother.....(salute)

Retired Trooper A. Dezso

September 1, 2013

Derek, you will be missed by many. You were a great guy and officer. RIP Brother.

Sgt. Allen Crist
South Jordan PD

September 1, 2013

Rest easy brother, you have stood your watch with pride and professionalism. Go to the promised place where you can look down to see your brothers continue what you have started. Thank you for your service. May the light of Christ ease the pain on the ones you have loved, and those who have loved you in return.

Sean D. Creamer, Chief (ret)
Tryon Palace PSU, New Bern NC

September 1, 2013

May you rest in peace and your family always know you are a hero.

Karen Palmer
surviving sister-in-law and aunt of Trooper Charles Perkins Sr. and Jr

September 1, 2013

Rest in peace, Sergeant Johnson. Thank you for your service to your community. Your ultimate sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, Draper PD and many law enforcement brothers & sisters. Godspeed and God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B
Grateful Citizen

September 1, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer. Thank you for your service. My prayers for your family and your LEO family

Proud Aunt, Sister, Cousin
to many fine LEOs

September 1, 2013

Thank you Sgt. Johnson for your years of hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Utah. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!!!!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sgt. Mitch Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

September 1, 2013

Thank you for your time of service. I salute you and your family.

Randalyn Benson
Survivor Daughter of Chief James Leonard Speer

September 1, 2013

Every single one of these is a knife through my heart. My prayers are out for his family & working fami
ly. God Bless.

Linda Murphy
A police officer Mom

September 1, 2013

God Bless Sergeant Derek Johnson, his family, friends and the residents of Draper Utah. Thank You for your service to your community and may you rest in peace. Another Hero has been lost.

Ed S.
Grateful Citizen

September 1, 2013

God's peace and speed Sergeant Johnson. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago Police Dept.

September 1, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the department. Rest in Peace Sergeant Johnson. You truly are a hero and will never be forgotten. My prayers are with your family and agency.

Communications Officer B. Jackson
Garza County Sheriff's Office, TX

September 1, 2013

I met officer Johnson one night. He was a very kind and caring man. So sad to hear this news. Sending love and comfort to his family at this tragic time.

Sara Grace
private citizen

September 1, 2013

Thank you Sgt. Johnson for your dedicated professionalism and your courageous duty to the State of Utah and the City of Draper. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends" John 15:13. My thoughts and prayers go out to Sgt. Johnson and to his family and to his family in blue. This Hero, like all the other Heroes on this page will never be forgotten


September 1, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. You are a Hero Sergeant Johnson. Rest in peace Brother. God bless.


September 1, 2013

RIP Brother.

Master Police Officer Richard Costello
Purcellville Police Dept

September 1, 2013

God bless your family and the Draper Police. Thanks for your friendship. God speed Derek.

M. Raab
South Jordan Pd

September 1, 2013

Terrible loss. R.I.P.B.

Corporal B.P. SULLIVAN
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

September 1, 2013

Rest in Peace, Brother. Your family, friends, and coworkers are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Ron Melton, Lieutenant
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Retired

September 1, 2013

Rest In Peace, Brother. May angels lead you in.

William Borst
Police Academy Graduate

September 1, 2013

RIP my friend,you will be missed so much.Prayers for those that are left behind.

Sargent Joy Watkins
Taylor County Sheriffs Dept.

September 1, 2013

Rest in peace Sergeant Johnson. Your valor will not be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 1, 2013

RIP my Brother

Deputy W. Baker
Maricopa County SO

September 1, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family Sgt. Johnson. This is truly a sad day.

Josh Ashdown
Salt Lake City Police

September 1, 2013

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