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 Brother. You are honored and remembered today the 50th anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 8, 2017

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