Special Deputy Marshal Frank Edward McKnight

Special Deputy Marshal Frank Edward McKnight

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 29, 2014

Frank Edward McKnight

Special Deputy Marshal Frank McKnight succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a transit bus outside of the U.S. District Courthouse in Providence, Rhode Island.

He was on duty and using a crosswalk between the courthouse and the John O. Pastore Building when the bus attempted a left turn and struck him. He was transported Rhode Island Hospital where succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Marshal was a Rhode Island National Guard veteran and had served with the United States Marshals Service as a court security officer for 13 years. He had previously retired from the North Kingstown Police Department as a lieutenant with 25 years of service.

Bio

  • Age 69
  • Tour 38 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Location Rhode Island
  • Incident Date Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

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