Detective Sergeant T.J. Johnson from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while on duty.
Sergeant Johnson had served with the Charlestown Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by three children, fiancée, mother, father, and five siblings.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.