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Video: West Virginia Officer Shot in Burglary Recognized for Bravery

May 23, 2018
Patrolman E. Seth Johnson was responding to a burglary on Albert Street when the suspect shot him in the front upper torso which was protected by his Point Blank ballistic vest.

West Virginia Officer Shot in Burglary Recognized for Bravery

May 23, 2018
A Charleston, WV, police officer who was shot in the line of duty was recognized for his bravery Tuesday with an award from the company that makes the body armor that saved his life. Patrolman E. Seth Johnson received the Point Blank National SAVES Recognition Award. More Here.

West Virginia Police Officer Shot Outside Hospital by Escaping Inmate

February 12, 2018
Around 2:30 Saturday afternoon Ogle escaped Montgomery Police custody. Charleston Police were called in to help catch Ogle. A Charleston Officer ended up in a scuffle with Ogle in the alleyway behind the hospital. The suspect shot the Charleston Police Officer with the a Montgomery Police Officer's firearm, police say.

WV Officer Shot in Chest, Saved by Body Armor

November 28, 2017
"Everything happens for a reason," Johnson said. "It could've been several officers going through that door, that could've meant several officers shot ... so if it was me taking one round, versus my buddies taking several, I would take that any day." More Here.

Video: WV Officer Shot in Chest, Saved by Body Armor

November 28, 2017
"Everything happens for a reason," Johnson said. "It could've been several officers going through that door, that could've meant several officers shot ... so if it was me taking one round, versus my buddies taking several, I would take that any day."

WV Officer, 2 Others Shot at Burglary Call; One Dead

November 17, 2017
Police say when Patrolman S. Johnson entered the home, he encountered gunfire from a man identified as Seth Hardwick. Patrolman Johnson was struck once in the torso.

West Virginia Police Say Man Killed While Attacking Woman was Suspected Serial Killer

July 26, 2015
Police believe Neal Falls, 45, of Springfield, Oregon, could be connected to other crimes around the country. They said Monday the items in Falls’ car, among other things, might connect him to several deaths in Southern Ohio.

Man Allegedly Put Out Hit on West Virginia Lt.

April 28, 2014
Darrell Emmett Carter Jr., also known as "DJ," was arraigned from South Central Regional Jail on Solicitation to Commit Certain Felonies Monday morning in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Charleston PD Recruits Blacks and Women Using Social Media

August 24, 2009
The Charleston (W. Va.) Police Department has begun using social networking websites such as Twitter and MySpace as venues to recruit more black and female officers, the Charleston Gazette reports.
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