Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William S. Knight

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, November 7, 1943

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Reflections for Police Officer William S. Knight

Officer Knight,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 7, 2018

RIP Officer Knight. 70 years ago today you gave your life protecting the people of Maryland and the United States. Thank you for your service.

Anonymous

November 7, 2013

I never knew Bill Knight but as a third cousin of his widow, Lola, who was more like a beloved aunt, I heard many stories of him. Thanks to this website I finally know the details of his sad and untimely death, which occurred more than a year before I was born. Lola grieved for Bill until her death in 2003. He was her hero, and a true hero to our whole family. May God bless them both, and bless all police officers who daily put their lives on the line to protect us. We can never thank you enough.

Connie Kupchunos
Cousin

February 18, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 168h anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 7, 2011

Officer Knight was the husband of a cousin, Lola Knight, who passed away a few years ago in her nineties. Lola never remarried, and never quite got over the death of her beloved "Bill". However, she went on to live her life as best she could, to travel, and show a great generosity to friends and relatives.

Though he died sixteen years before I was born, the family stories of Bill were of a gregarious and fun-loving man, a devoted husband and an all-round good fellow. I miss having known Cousin Bill.

To all police officers and their families, and especially to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, I offer my humble and sincere thanks. The peace we enjoy in this country is due to their service, and we can never fully repay the debt.

J. Kirkham
relative

October 16, 2011

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

VanDenBerghe
Nh

November 3, 2007

We remember... we will always remember.


Maryland Citizen

November 7, 2006

We ask Thy blessings and eternal rest to all our brothers and sisters
Who have sacrificed their very lives in the performance of
their duties. Give their loved ones the peace and
Strength to bear the anguish of their loss. Remove all
resentment from their hearts, knowing that eternal
peace and rest will abide their departed loved ones
forever. This we beg, Thy name forever and ever,
Amen.


Ret. Officer William Hackley
Baltimore Police

December 7, 2005

DAY IS DONE
GONE THE SUN,
FROM THE HILLS, FROM THE LAKE, FROM THE SKIES.
ALL IS WELL SAFELY REST,
GOD IS NIGH.

GO TO SLEEP, PEACEFUL SLEEP,
MAY THE SOLDIER, OR THE SAILOR, GOD KEEP.
ON THE LAND OR THE DEEP,
SAFE IN SLEEP.

LOVE, GOOD NIGHTM,
MUST THOU GO,
WHEN THE DAY, AND THE NIGHT NEED THEE SO?
ALL IS WELL, SPEEDETH ALL
TO THEIR REST.

FADES THE LIGHT;
AND AFAR
GOETH DAY, AND THE STARS SHINETH BRIGHT,
FARE THEE WELL; DAY IS GONE,
NIGHT IS ON.

THANKS AND PRAISE,
FOR OUR DAYS,
'NEATH THE SUN, 'NEATH THE STARS, 'NEATH THE SKY.
AS WE GO THIS WE KNOW,
GOD IS NIGH.

It is said that EVIL flourishes when good men do nothing.

To the family of this brave officer who gave all so that others might live, I extend my deepest sympathy and gratitude for your continued sacrifice.

To those of us who were left behind who still wear the badge, the mission continues... tomorrow is another Tour Of Duty... May God comfort you with the knowledge that you DO make a differance.

Detective Troy S. Pilivi
Box Elder Narcotics Strike Force (Utah)

November 7, 2004

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