VIDEO: Dignitaries, family speak at San Jose officer's memorial

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Friday, April 3, 2015
An officer stands in front of the casket of fallen SJPD Officer Michael Johnson
An officer stands in front of the casket of fallen SJPD Officer Michael Johnson during his memorial service in San Jose on Thursday, April 2, 2015.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A memorial was held at San Jose's SAP Center for Officer Michael Johnson. The 14-year veteran of the force was killed in a shooting last week. Those who spoke at the service were SJPD Assistant Chief Eddie Garcia, Bishop Patrick McGrath, SJPD Chief Larry Esquivel, Attorney General Kamala Harris, Menlo Park Officer David Solis, his sister Jamie Radack, and Chaplain Jim Becknall.

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VIDEO: Officer Johnson's sister pays tribute to her brother

RAW VIDEO: San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel's memorial remarks

RAW VIDEO: Menlo Park Police Officer David Solis' memorial remarks

RAW VIDEO: San Jose Assistant Police Chief Eddie Garcia's memorial remarks

RAW VIDEO: San Jose Bishop Patrick McGrath's memorial remarks

RAW VIDEO: San Jose Police Chaplain Jim Becknall's memorial benediction

RAW VIDEO: California Attorney General Kamala Harris' memorial remarks

PHOTOS: Procession and memorial service for Officer Michael Johnson

PHOTOS: San Jose police escort body of fallen officer

If you would like to extend your condolences to the officer's family and the San Jose Police Department, click here. We've posted a badge on Facebook for you to share, to honor his memory and his service.

Donation Information

The SJPOA Charitable Foundation is accepting donations for the family of Michael Johnson. Please visit their website at: to make a donation online.

The Britannia Arms is holding a fundraiser on April 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. All proceeds during this time will be going to the family. The fundraiser will be held at both locations:

Britannia Arms - Downtown

173 W Santa Clara Street

San Jose, CA 95113

Britannia Arms - Almaden

5027 Almaden Expressway

San Jose, CA 95118

The San Jose Earthquakes will be holding an Easter Egg Hunt following the team's match on April 5 (available to kids 10 and under with a ticket to the match). A donation bin will be set up at the Guest Services Center behind section 101. Following the match, fans can donate upon checking in for the Easter egg hunt. In addition, donations can be made at

All the donations will be coming to the SJPOA Charitable Foundation and then given to family.

Next month, the Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley is holding its third annual Salsa Sunday brunch fundraiser at the Loft bar Bistro at 90 South 2nd street in San Jose on May 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Part of the proceeds will go to Officer Johnson's favorite charity and activities in his memory. Part of the proceeds will go to the Heroes and Helpers Holiday shopping spree for under-served children. Officials say the program has an educational component and is a great way for anyone to honor Officer Johnson because he was so deeply involved in the community.