Police Officer Robert J. JohnsonRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Northville Police Department, New York
End of Watch: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Tour: 33 years
Badge # 847
Incident Date: 7/3/2017
Police Officer Bob Johnson was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 30, south of High Rock Road, at approximately 9:50 pm.
He had just gotten off duty and was driving home when he encountered the crash in which a deer was struck by another vehicle. Officer Johnson had retrieved his service weapon and was walking along the shoulder on the opposite side of the road to dispatch the deer when he was struck by a second vehicle.
He was transported to Nathan Littauer Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries shortly after midnight.
Officer Johnson served as a part-time officer with the Northville Police Department after retiring from the Gloversville Police Department. He had served in law enforcement for 33 years and had previously served with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.