Portrait of Miami police officer Johnnie Young.

Portrait of Miami police officer Johnnie Young.


Image Number

  • PR20205

Year

  • Between 1945 and 1947

Series Title

General Note

  • Born July 2, 1914, in Fitzgerald, Georgia. Moved to Miami in 1934 to join his step-brother. Married Annie Ruth Hall in 1935. Joined the Miami Police Department in 1945. On March 7, 1947 he was accidently shot by Officer R.A. MacFarland while trying to catch burglary suspects. He was the second black police officer to be killed in the line of duty in Miami. His name is inscribed (West Wall, Panel 23, Line 10) on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami police officer Johnnie Young. Between 1945 and 1947. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13737>, accessed 24 April 2019.

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Portrait of Miami police officer Johnnie Young. Between 1945 and 1947. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13737>.

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