Patrolman George R. Knaff

Patrolman George R. Knaff

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, November 5, 1994

George R. Knaff

Officer Knaff was killed when a drunk driver ran a stop sign and struck the patrol car he was a passenger in. The suspect was arrested at the scene. The man was convicted in connection with the incident and sent to prison.

Officer Knaff was survived by his daughter.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 104

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Convicted

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman George R. Knaff of the Akron Police Department, Ohio and the additional 85 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 5, 2018

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