Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Joseph F. Johnston, Jr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 12, 1958

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Reflections for Officer Joseph F. Johnston, Jr.

Officer your are remembered and not forgotten. Bless you and your family.

Officer CA Hwy Patrol (Ret) ID 8261 Ken
California Highway Patrol

October 13, 2022

Thank you for your service my friend. You will never be forgotten. Bless you and your family

Officer CA Hwy Patrol (Ret) ID 8261 Kenn
California Highway Patrol

October 11, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

October 12, 2020

62 years have passed but your memory has not. I want to thank you motorman for your service and wish to thank you for your dedication to our beloved Blue & Gold....being a California Highway Patrol Traffic Officer is an honor in its self. But being a Military veteran and then becoming a CHP motor officer you have been the very best there is. God bless you and God bless your family and our beloved Highway Patrol. Semper Fi.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol, AREA 530 & US Marine

October 11, 2020

Officer Johnston,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 12, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 59th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 12, 2017

It has been nearly 53 years, and Dad, there is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. I gain strength and pride daily by working for the same agency (CHP).

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of you that have taken the time to leave a reflection. Especially to Chief Canada. It means alot to me. Thank you again.

CVIS Kenneth S Johnston
California Highway Patrol, son

July 28, 2011

I served with Joe in the 375th Military Police Company At Camp Cooke, Ca (now Vandenburg AFB) from Oct 1950 until Jan 1953. I worked with Joe on many occasions and remember him as a wonderful person and one of the most friendly guys I ever knew. We both attended Military Police School at Presidio of San Francisco. Now over fifty years have passed and I still remember him like it was yesterday. Rest in peace Joe.

Chief Don Canada (left in 1966)
Anderson Police Dept, Ca

July 2, 2011

Officer Johnston, God Bless you and your family.

SSA Ellen Pierson

December 22, 2009

Rest in Peace, Officer Johnston. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 51rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 14, 2009

Thank you for your bravery, dedication and sacrifice. May everyone find peace in the fact that you will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten!

DET SGT 1/C, Retired

November 9, 2007

On the upcoming of the anniversary of your passing, we remember you today and thank you sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 10, 2007

Even after all of these years we take this time to say "thank-You" and honor you for your service.

Police Mom

January 3, 2006


You will never be forgotten thanks to the ODMP. Rest in peace Officer Johnston.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 27, 2004

Rest in peace.

March 23, 2004

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