Not much is known about Johnson's life prior to or as the outbreak began, other than he worked as a police officer and lived in California.
Sometime before the events of this episode, Johnson died and reanimated as a zombie. Troy and a group of militiamen approach a bunch of infected wearing orange prison jumpsuits and police officers, including Johnson, next to a crashed bus. Troy bashes Johnson's head in, apparently enjoying it.
- Killed By
- Car Crash (Alive)
- Zombies (Caused)
Sometime after the outbreak, Johnson was attacked and killed by zombies in a car crash. After an unknown amount of time, he reanimated as one himself.
- Troy Otto (Zombified)
Johnson was bashed in the head by Troy.
- "Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame" (Zombified)
- While his name was never mentioned on-screen, his surname can be seen on his name badge.