Patrol Officer John H. Perkey

Patrol Officer John H. Perkey

Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, December 8, 1967

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John H. Perkey

Officer Perkey was killed in an automobile accident while he and his partner pursued a speeder. Their police car struck a wet spot in the road, causing them to lose control and strike a tree. Officer Perkey was thrown from the vehicle and killed. Officer Perkey was a U.S Army veteran.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Officer Perkey.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 30, 2020

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