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Officer Remembered: The life of Sgt. Craig Johnson

Posted at 4:53 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-09 23:56:00-04

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Police Sgt. Craig Johnson died at age 45 after being shot in the line of duty during a traffic stop in June.

The Broken Arrow resident enjoyed reading books, watching movies and fixing things, including cars, according to his obituary. Johnson was a member of Christview Christian Church.

Prior to his passing, the Tulsa Police Department awarded Johnson the Tulsa Police Department Purple Heart.

The memorial service took place at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 9 at Victory Christian Church in Tulsa. Johnson received full honors conducted by the Tulsa Police Honor Guard and Tulsa Police Pipes and Drums.

In honor of Johnson's life and service, Governor Kevin Stitt ordered flags to fly at half-staff.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations go towards the Tulsa Police Memorial or the American Cancer Society.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to Johnson's family, click here.

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE ---> 2 Works for You will be covering the procession after Johnson's funeral ends on kjrh.com, our 2 Works for you FREE app and your Roku, AmazonFire and AppleTv streaming device.

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