Officer Jason Michael Knox, assigned to the Air and Marine Division – Air Support
Unit, died in the Line of Duty on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the age of 35. His
wife, Keira Knox survives him.
He started his law enforcement
career as a Deputy with the Harris County Precinct 5 Constables Office, on
August 5, 2006, until September 15, 2008. He also served with the Spring Valley
Village Police Department, from September 16, 2008, until November 29, 2011.
He joined the Houston Police
Department on December 5, 2011, Academy Class #212. During his tenure with the
department, Officer Knox was also assigned to the Midwest Division and the
Office of Public Affairs.
The body is entrusted with
Earthman Funeral Directors – Hunters Creek, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas
77024 (713) 465-8900.
A visitation that will be open
to the public will be held at Houston’s First Baptist Church, 7401 Katy
Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024 (713) 681-8000, on Friday, May 8, 2020, from 5:00
p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held
at Houston’s First Baptist Church, on Saturday, May 9, 2020, starting at 11:00
a.m. Due to the COVID-19 protocols, the Funeral Services will be reserved to
family and friends, members of the HPD Command Staff, Dignitaries, members of
the Air and Marine Support Division, and members of Academy Class #212.
Full Police Honors for Officer
Knox, which are open to all, will be presented after the Funeral Services
outside the church. Social distancing protocols will be followed.
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