Wednesday Mayor Turner honored all city of Houston employees who died of COVID-19.
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has released the name of the officer who was killed early this morning in a helicopter crash.
That officer is Jason Knox.
He joined the force back in 2012 and that was after serving 6 years with the Harris County Sheriff’s office.
Knox was a father to two young children and a husband.
The veteran law enforcement officer is also the son of Houston City Councilman Mike Knox who has made several appearances on Isiah Factor Uncensored.
Jason was also known for his skills at restoring old police units in the department.
Knox, who was the tactical officer on the HPD helicopter, was killed after the unit crashed around 2 a.m. near Greenspoint Bayou.
The pilot of the helicopter is still hospitalized.