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Master Police Officer John William Knapp, Jr. | Boone Police Department, North Carolina Boone Police Department, North Carolina

Master Police Officer

John William Knapp, Jr.

Boone Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Thursday, March 4, 1999

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Master Police Officer John Knapp suffered a fatal heart attack after assisting several motorists push their vehicles off the roadway during snowy conditions.

He complained about chest pain several times during the shift before going home. He passed away in his sleep.

Officer Knapp had served with the Boone Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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I am honored to call you my father. Since 2008, I picked up your retired badge number and had the opportunity to work with your coworkers and hear stories about you as a policeman. Most have since retired, and I will carry on with what you instilled in me. . Until we meet again.

MPO J K
Boone PD
May 8, 2016

 

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