Why is Johnson infamous?

Todd Johnson became infamous because he got away with misconduct for years at LBPD. His misdeeds would not have been possible without extraordinary help and support from many superiors, fellow officers and friends — including a judge.

Armed and intoxicated?

Johnson talks about leaving his gun in a bar.

Long Beach Police Department lets Todd Johnson carry concealed weapons despite Johnson’s history of alcohol-abuse issues while on the job. Evidence from the 2021 Tucson assault suggests that Johnson’s alcohol-related problems are far from resolved.

Assault in Arizona

Johnson tells the witness that he expected her to have sex with him.

On December 8, 2021, Todd Johnson traveled to Tucson, Arizona, to interview a witness on behalf of the Kyle Rittenhouse defense team. The witness alleges that Johnson assaulted her in his hotel room. Here’s the police report. Audio recordings made during the alleged assault are linked from this playlist on youtube.

A little out of hand

Johnson: “I’m a stressful motherfucker.”

Todd Johnson’s neighbors recorded him reacting to allegations that his son raped two young women in 2017.

Johnson tarnishes a judge

According to the California Commission on Judicial Performance, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Judith L. Meyer damaged her own reputation by using her position and power to help Detective Todd Johnson save face. Why do Johnson’s enablers keep going to bat for him?

Johnson: “I’m f***ing crazy.”