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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

U.S. Attorney Trent Shores’ Statement on the Death of Tulsa Police Sergeant Craig Johnson

TULSA, Okla— U.S. Attorney Shores has released the following statement:

“On behalf of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family of Tulsa Police Department Sergeant Craig Johnson. To his brothers and sisters in blue, I join you in mourning his loss and saluting his selfless service. Brave men and women like Sergeant Johnson and Officer Aurash Zarkeshan make up the thin blue line that stands between order and chaos. Sergeant Johnson’s death will not lessen our resolve, but rather reaffirm the collective duty of all those in law enforcement to serve and protect. May God bless Sergeant Johnson and all of our nation’s police officers.”

Topic(s): 
Project Guardian
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Violent Crime
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Updated June 30, 2020