Police Officer Jason Michael Knox

Police Officer Jason Michael Knox

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, May 2, 2020

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Jason Michael Knox

Police Officer Jason Knox was killed in a helicopter crash in the 17050 block of Imperial Valley Drive at about 2:00 am.

He was aboard the MD 369E helicopter as the tactical flight officer. The helicopter had been requested to search the nearby Greens Bayou after police had received unconfirmed reports that two bodies were in the area. The helicopter experienced an issue during the search and crashed into an apartment complex clubhouse.

Responding fire department units extricated Officer Knox and the pilot from the wreckage.

Officer Knox suffered fatal injuries in the crash and the pilot suffered severe injuries.

Officer Knox had served with the Houston Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and his parents.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 2374

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aerial search, helicopter crash

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Hello Sir! I wish we would have met before your untimely departure. You see we share a common friend and I would like to have sat around the fire pit with y’all and had a chat. Well today is the date of my officers EOW and I wanted to officially meet you, or at least try. Well Sir, fair sky’s and tailwinds . You will always be Remembered!

Joel Watson
Torrance County Sheriff Office NM( Retired)

January 20, 2022

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