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Chief of Police James Ivan Knick | Suwanee Police Department, Georgia Suwanee Police Department, Georgia

Chief of Police

James Ivan Knick

Suwanee Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 27, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .32 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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Rest well my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)
April 27, 2017


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