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New initiative announced to honor fallen Tulsa police sergeant

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 16:15:00-04

TULSA, Okla. — The legacy of Sgt. Craig Johnson, a Tulsa police sergeant killed in the line of duty during a traffic stop in June, will live on in a new policing initiative.

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The goal of the "2150 initiative" is to keep guns out of the hands of felons and other people who are prohibited from having them, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

2150 was Sgt. Johnson's badge number. U.S. Attorney Trent Shores, Tulsa Police Department and Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum announced more about the initiative on Tuesday.

WATCH the announcement of the creation of the "2150 Initiative" below:

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