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Chief of Police Charles S. Knowles | Seabrook Police Department, New Hampshire Seabrook Police Department, New Hampshire

Chief of Police

Charles S. Knowles

Seabrook Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch: Sunday, August 12, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Chief Knowles suffered a fatal heart attack when he was kicked in the chest during a struggle. He had responded to the scene of a domestic disturbance and became engaged in a struggle with both the male and female, who had both been drinking. During the struggle the female suspect kicked him in the chest, triggering the heart attack. Chief Knowles was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chief Knowles had been chief for two years and had been with the agency for 30 years.

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42 years since this incident happened. I was only 2 months old. I learned today while I was a baby, there were real heroes out there watching for us. Now that I'm 42, may you continues rest in peace while I return to your loved one what you did for me 42 years ago. I don't know you but you still my older brother in blue.

Special Agent (former PRPD Agent #31069)
August 12, 2015


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