In Memoriam – Officer Johnnie Patterson, Jr.

Johnnie Patterson, Jr. was hired as a Police Officer on June 24, 1996.

He was shot and killed while in foot pursuit of a suspect that ran from

him after a vehicle traffic stop on March 8, 1997.

A Wreath Laying Ceremony was conducted in Patterson Park on March 8, 2016 in honor of Officer Johnnie Patterson, Jr. A patrol car and the wreath will be on display in honor of Officer Patterson through Friday, March 14, 2016.

(On March 7, 2014, a boulder was placed in Patterson Park in honor of Officer Johnnie Patterson who was killed in the line of duty on March 8, 1997.)   

Please enjoy the photos from both events and stop by to pay tribute to Officer Patterson Jr.