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Lieutenant Joseph Johnson

Seminole Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Thursday, May 30, 2019

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Reflections for Lieutenant Joseph Johnson

Rest in peace Lt. Johnson. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the SPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

June 15, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Lieutenant Johnson. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Seminole Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

June 11, 2019

Rest in Peace LT Johnson, my sincere condolences to your family and to your departments. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.

TERRY ZECH, OFC(RET)
DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPARTMENT DETROIT MICHIGAN

June 10, 2019

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Lieutenant Johnson.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

June 10, 2019

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of god.- Matthew 5:9 To LT Johnson’s family both blood and blue May the strength of god be bestowed upon your co-workers and your family at home. you gave this sunshine state of paradise many beautiful years of service. 41 years is an honorably long journey you obviously loved your job, there are not many officers in it that long anymore. And not many who love it the way you sound like you did! Thank you for your many years of heroic service. May you r.i.p and be a hero in heaven!

LT and Mrs. William Pinto Palm Beach Cou
Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office

June 9, 2019

Final Salute Lieutenant Johnson. Thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

June 7, 2019

Thank you for your service may you rest in peace and may God bless your family

R.I.P. Steven Bradberry
PRIVATE SECURITY

June 7, 2019

RIP, Lieutenant. May God bless, comfort and protect your family and your Seminole PD brothers and sisters during this most difficult time.

Mike - civilian. Sparks, NV

June 6, 2019

My Husband, Lee Reeves served as a Seargent in the NYPD for 25 years. Our deepest condolences. Maryellen Sweeney Reeves

Wife of Seargent Lee Reeves. NYPD
NYPD

June 5, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Lieutenant Joe Johnson on their loss. May our Lord give them all the strength and comfort during this time of trial. Thank you fellow officer for your dedication and service to our nation and your community. Rest in peace Lieutenant Joe Johnson.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

June 5, 2019

To the family of Lieutenant Joseph Johnson, friends, and the Seminole Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

June 5, 2019

R.I.P. My condolences to the family of Lt. Joseph Johnson.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb,Retired
New York State Police

June 5, 2019

RIP LT.

Deputy Douglas Wright
Palm Beach Co. Sheriff"s Office Fl.

June 5, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

June 4, 2019

Brother, you left quite a legacy in family, all of whom will honor your memory and your service to the people of Florida and the US as a whole. You gave and gave until you could give no more. God Bless you, Lt. Johnson and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

June 4, 2019

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Lieutenant, Joseph Johnson, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Lieutenant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. We also thank Lieutenant Johnson's service as a United States Army Veteran. Also our thoughts and prayers to the Collier and Hendry County Sheriff's Office where Lieutenant Johnson had previously served.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

June 4, 2019

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

June 4, 2019

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a special
place for our protectors.
Please continue your watch over us.


Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

June 4, 2019

My condolences for the loss of your officer. Sending prayers of peace and strength for the coming days.

Sheila Reynolds
Montgomery Police Department

June 4, 2019

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

June 4, 2019

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and fellow officers.

Reserve Police Officer Gary Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

June 4, 2019

RIP officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families.

Deputy Sheriff Terri Van Houten
Rock Country Sheriff's Office

June 3, 2019

The Abilene Police Department pauses to reflect on the life of Lieutenant Joseph Johnson. We are grateful for his numerous years of service to his community. We offer prayer to his family for their loss, believing while grief is present, the comfort of Divinity is great.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

June 3, 2019

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

June 3, 2019

God Bless you Lieutenant Joseph Johnson - for your service in Vietnam and your service on the Force. We miss you and are praying for your family, community and Department. THANK YOU. May you rest in peace and receive all of His rewards. God Bless.

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

June 3, 2019

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