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Deputy Sheriff Craig L. Knox | Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

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Craig L. Knox

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 6/1/1980

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Suspect: Killed in accident

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Deputy Craig Knox and Deputy Jerralee Jacobus were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

The deputies were responding to a burglary call when the drunk's vehicle crossed the center line and struck the patrol car, killing both deputies instantly. The drunk driver was also killed in the accident.

Deputy Knox was survived by his wife and unborn child.

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Deputy Sheriff Jerralee J. Jacobus
Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California
End of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1980
Cause: Vehicular assault

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Knox. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 15, 2012

 

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