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Monument to be Dedicated to Fallen Bogart Policeman

The ceremony in remembrance of Patrolman Herbert Daniel Johnson will take place on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Bogart First Baptist Church.

The Bogart community will come together on Sunday, Dec. 9 to honor the memory of Patrolman Herbert Daniel Johnson with the dedication of a monument marking the 35th anniversary of his death.

While directing traffic around an abandoned car on December 7, 1977, Johnson was struck and killed by a vehicle, according to The Oconee Enterprise.

Janet Luke, a member of the monument committee, said the Blue Knights Georgia 7 moving memorial wall and the Honor Guard from the Athens Clarke County Police Department will participate.

All are invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held at the Bogart First Baptist Church at 3 p.m.

Join family, friends and fellow officers by leaving reflections on Johnson's Officer Down Memorial Page.

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Janet Luke December 10, 2012 at 09:38 PM
You did a great job on the dedication..Loved the video, Thanks so much for the coverage..I sent a picture of the Oconee ladder truck with the flag flying, for people to drive under on their way to the church...The Honor Guard of ACC Police Dept. was superb. Thanks again ..Janet Luke
Stephanie Gross December 12, 2012 at 12:16 AM
Hi Janet, It was a beautiful service. If you have photos to share like the one you mentioned above, please take a moment to add them to the gallery from the dedication ceremony. You just follow this link and click on the green "upload photos and videos" button. http://oconee.patch.com/articles/fallen-bogart-patrolman-herbert-johnson-remembered#photo-12515985

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