Brad Johnson, Bibb County sheriff’s deputy continues to save lives through organ donation

Brad Johnson
Deputy Brad Johnson with his beloved K9. (Rick Karle / Facebook)

Brad Johnson, fallen Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputy, saves lives through organ donation

Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Johnson—who passed away on June 30 as a result of a fatal shot in the line of duty—continues to save lives through organ donation. Keep reading to learn and how you can support his loved ones.

Lost in the Line of Duty

On Wednesday, Brad Johnson was one of two Bibb County deputies shot in the line of duty while pursuing a suspect. Unfortunately, Johnson passed away as a result of his wounds at 3:18 p.m. on June 30, 2022.

The other wounded officer, Investigator Chris Poole, is recovering after being released from UAB Hospital.

After his passing, loved ones, dozens of hospital staff, fellow law enforcement members and onlookers gathered as Deputy Johnson was moved to UAB’s organ center. Deputy Johnson—an organ donor—would be saving lives one last time.

Community Impact + how you can help

The tragic loss of Deputy Johnson has been felt not only in Bibb County but across the state of Alabama. 

Governor Kay Ivey and police departments across the state have expressed their sympathy to the members of Deputy Johnson’s family, friends and coworkers. Many individuals who have crossed paths with Deputy Johnson spoke about the “servant’s heart” he possessed. 

Deputy Johnson took pride in his job and is continuing to save lives through an important act of service.

If you would like to help Deputy Johnson and his family, there is an Amazon wishlist that has been created to help his children. 

You can also donate to Deputy Brad Johnson Memorial Fund by dropping off funds at any First US Bank or mail to the address below:

  • First US Bank 135 Belcher Street Centreville, AL 35042

To stay updated on stories like this. Subscribe to BhamNow’s newsletter.

Camille Womack
Camille Womack
Articles: 41