Deputy Sheriff Craig L. Knox

Deputy Sheriff Craig L. Knox

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, June 1, 1980

Craig L. Knox

Deputy Sheriff Craig Knox and Deputy Sheriff 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 expectant wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in accident

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 1, 2015

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