BPD Remembers: Patrolman Francis B. Johnson, Killed in the Line of Duty March 17, 1969

Sign at the corner of Tremont and Boylston Streets

BPD Remembers: On this day, March 17, 1969, forty-nine years ago, Boston Police Patrolman Francis B. Johnson was shot and killed in the line of duty while responding to a disturbance at a tavern near Kneeland and Tremont Streets, Downtown. Please join the men and women of the BPD as we take a moment to honor his service and sacrifice.