Chief of Police James Ivan Knick

Chief of Police James Ivan Knick

Suwanee Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 1965

James Ivan Knick

Chief Knick was shot and killed after stopping a car for speeding. He was unaware it had been reported stolen and the suspect had just beaten a lady in Atlanta and was driving her car. During the stop the suspect opened fire with a .32 caliber handgun, fatally wounding Chief Knick. The suspect was shot and killed in Hall County by other officers after he stole another car and was run off the road in a chase following a vehicle pursuit.

Chief Knick was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest well my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

April 27, 2017

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