Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Patrolman Edward S. Johansen Age: 43 years old Tour: 11 years Peabody Police End of Watch: Tuesday, June 28, 1977
Obituary
Patrolman Edward Johansen died after contracting hepatitis after performing CPR on an infected individual on November 13th, 1971.

His condition worsened, forcing him to medically retired in 1974. He died as a result of the disease on June 28th, 1977.

Patrolman Johansen had served with the Peabody Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Remembering …

mlemf-logoOver 340 law enforcement officers have lost their lives while protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth. This encompasses state and local police, federal, sheriff and correction officers.

The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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