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Officer Floyd Alexander Knight | Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas

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Floyd Alexander Knight

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, December 8, 1968

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 2278

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Floyd Knight was shot and killed while on a stakeout of a grocery store.

At approximately 10:15 pm a suspect entered and robbed the store at gunpoint. He forced the clerk into a storeroom and then shot Officer Knight in the head, killing him. The suspect fled with $98 but was arrested four days later and subsequently sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Knight had been with the agency for two years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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RIP brother, you are not forgotten.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.
February 26, 2016

 

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