Master Police Officer John William Knapp, Jr.

Master Police Officer John William Knapp, Jr.

Boone Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, March 4, 1999

John William Knapp, Jr.

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.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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MPO Knapp,
On today, the 18th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boone. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 4, 2017

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