DETROIT, MI.- Law enforcement lost another hero late last month. Officer Waldis “Jay” Johnson succumbed to injuries on May 31, 2020 sustained in April 2017 when he was shot in the head while responding to a domestic violence call in Detroit.
The department’s Facebook page announced Officer Johnson’s passing.
A fundraiser has been set up for the family through the Officer Collin Rose Memorial foundation. The Collin Rose Foundation is a non-profit that works to honor fallen officers.
“Officer Johnson wore badge 2591 and we’re hoping to raise that amount for his family,” the charity announced. As of June 28, the charity had far exceeded that goal, raising $3,846.
A 14-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department at the time officer Johnson was shot on April 30, 2017 when he and his partner responded to a call at the Oakman Apartments in the city, located on the west side. They had been dispatched to that location on the report of a domestic disturbance.
Source Law Enforcement Today