Police Officer William S. Knight

Police Officer William S. Knight

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, November 7, 1943

William S. Knight

Police Officer William Knight was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance at a club.

He was able to wound his assailant. The subject was found shot and wounded approximately one half block away from where Officer Knight was shot.

Officer Knight had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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RIP Officer Knight. 70 years ago today you gave your life protecting the people of Maryland and the United States. Thank you for your service.


November 7, 2013

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