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Patrolman George R. Knaff | Akron Police Department, Ohio Akron Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

George R. Knaff

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, November 5, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # 104

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Convicted

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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.

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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 Akron Police Department, Ohio and the additional 83 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police
November 5, 2017

 

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