GOVERNOR STITT EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF TULSA POLICE SGT. CRAIG JOHNSON
OKLAHOMA CITY (June 30, 2020) – Governor Kevin Stitt released the following statement regarding the passing of Tulsa Police Sgt. Craig Johnson after he was shot during a traffic stop Monday morning.
“My heart breaks for the family of Sergeant Craig Johnson and his fellow officers with the Tulsa Police Department. I ask Oklahomans to join the First Lady and me in continuing to pray for his family as well as for his fellow officers.
My hope is that Sgt. Johnson is forever remembered for the heroism, courage and bravery he displayed while protecting Tulsa for 15 years.
We will also continue to pray for a full recovery for Officer Aurash Zarkeshan, who was injured in the same senseless act of violence.
Our law enforcement officers need the support of their community now more than ever, and I encourage Oklahomans to find ways to show their support for those who keep them protected.” – Governor Kevin Stitt