GOVERNOR STITT ORDERS FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF TULSA POLICE SGT. CRAIG JOHNSON
OKLAHOMA CITY (July 8, 2020)— Governor Kevin Stitt today signed Executive Order 2020-23, calling for all American and Oklahoma flags on State property to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in honor of the life and service of Tulsa Police Sgt. Craig Vincent Johnson.
Sgt. Johnson passed away June 30, 2020 at the age of 45, while working in the line of duty for the Tulsa Police Department.
“Sgt. Johnson's sacrifice and exemplary service to the Tulsa Police Department and our state will not be forgotten,” said Gov. Stitt. “We will forever remember the heroism, courage and bravery that he displayed while protecting Tulsa for 15 years. I ask Oklahomans to join the First Lady and me in continuing to pray for his family and fellow officers during this time.”
Sgt. Johnson leaves behind a loving family, including his wife Kristi and two sons, Connor and Clinton. His funeral services will take place at Victory Christian Church. Full Honors will be conducted by the Tulsa Police Honor Guard and Tulsa Police Pipes and Drums.