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Texas Constable Killed in Patrol Car Accident

August 29, 2014  | 

Constable Cleve Johnson (Photo: Titus Co. Justice Center)
Constable Cleve Johnson (Photo: Titus Co. Justice Center)

A long-time Titus County, Texas, constable has died following a wreck in Mt. Pleasant Thursday morning.

Precinct 2 Constable Cleve Johnson, 57, was driving in his patrol car on FM 1734 just before 10 a.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert, according to a trooper with the Department of Public Safety.

Titus county constable Cleve Johnson was killed instantly.

Family and colleagues say that Constable Johnson personified what it meant to be in law enforcement.

Johnson had 34 combined years of service with law enforcement in Titus County. He had served as constable since January 1997, KSLA reports.

Tags: Officer Down, Constables, Patrol Vehicle Accidents, Texas, Duty Deaths


Comments (3)

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TheRookie @ 8/30/2014 8:42 AM

R.I.P. Constable Johnson. May your Family & L.E. Family find peace in the coming days & weeks ahead.
What a weird freak accident for a veteran L.E.O.

kevCopAz @ 8/30/2014 10:24 AM

RIP brother. Im thinking that a medical event took your life, or at the least caused the accident. I will pray for you and your family.

carl ellison @ 8/30/2014 12:59 PM

it is a loss to all l.e. family and friends to lose a brother or sister of law be it death or disability like myself and our prayers go out the his family and he rest in peace he is in gods hands now and will be rewarded for his commitment to all

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