The Police Benevolent Foundation and Arkansas PBA set to aid the family of fallen Fifth Judicial District Drug Task Force Director Larry Johnson

johnsonThe Police Benevolent Foundation, Inc. and the Arkansas Division of the Southern States PBA are in mourning for one of their own and rallying behind the family of Fifth Judicial District Drug Task Force Director Larry Johnson. Director Johnson suffered a fatal heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit with a parolee in Clarksville, Arkansas. Director Larry Johnson was a true hero and will be missed by all that knew him.

The Police Benevolent Foundation has established a “Larry Johnson Memorial Fund” at Regions Bank.  Donations can be made at any Regions Bank through to the Police Benevolent Foundation’s account by designating the donation to the  “Larry Johnson Memorial Fund” Donations can also be made through the Police Benevolent Foundation’s website using the link below and designating that you would like your donation to go to the “Larry Johnson Memorial Fund.”  **PLEASE BE SURE TO DESIGNATE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR DONATION TO GO TO THE “LARRY JOHNSON MEMORIAL FUND” IN THE DESIGNATION BOX ON THE DONATION FORM.


The Police Benevolent Foundation is also taking donations via text message in memory of Director Johnson. You can help Director Johnson’s family by texting, “COPS JOHNSON” to 85944.  A one-time donation of $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill. Msg & data rates may apply. Available on Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile. Must be 18 or older and have authorization of account holder. Donations benefit The Police Benevolent Foundation, collected by Innogive Foundation. Subject to terms: Privacy policy: Text STOP to 85944 to stop; Text HELP to 85944 for help.
The PBF is asking everyone to please pass this information along to friends and family. Director Johnson’s family will need everyone to rally behind them during this difficult time.

Arkansas PBA Division President Scott Hicks said, “Our thoughts, prayers, and support go out to Director Johnson’s family during this difficult time. We are now calling on the community that he served to step up and help his family in this very difficult time.  Director Johnson was a true hero.”

It is with a heavy heart that the PBF and ARPBA ask for the help of the community, both locally and nationally, to aid in efforts to provide much needed support to Director Johnson’s family in this time of distress.

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