Investigator John Knoulton, a twenty-one year police veteran, has retired from the Kerrville Police Department. Investigator Knoulton began his career in Law Enforcement at the Harris County Constable Office Precinct #5 in 1992. Investigator Knoulton continued his career with the Kerr County Sheriff's Office and eventually arrived at the Kerrville Police Department.
Investigator Knoulton has served in various capacities within the department including Field Operations and the Support Services Division. He served as a field supervisor in Patrol, Firearms Instructor, Special Operations Unit Commander, 216th Judicial District Narcotics Task Force, and the Criminal Investigations Unit.
A retirement reception was held for Investigator Knoulton on Friday, June 30, 2014 at the Kerrville-Schreiner Park Events Hall.
Investigator Knoulton was presented a plaque by Kerrville City Manager Todd Parton for his dedicated service to the City of Kerrville. The City Manager praised Inv. Knoulton's commitment to the safety and well being of the citizens of Kerrville.
Chief John M. Young, Jr., presented Investigator Knoulton with a shadow box containing his badge, department patch, and commendation award bars. Inv. Knoulton held a Master Peace Officer's Certification, Instructor Certification, and had received an Academic Recognition Award. Chief Young said that Knoulton was being recognized for his dedication and commitment to community service and law enforcement.
Investigator Knoulton spoke about his career and the many friends he has made while at the police department, and looked forward to spending time with his family.
Many friends and colleagues attended the reception to congratulate Investigator Knoulton on his retirement and wish him well in his future endeavors.