Deputy Sheriff Grady Terrill Braddock

Deputy Sheriff Grady Terrill Braddock

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, May 27, 1998

Grady Terrill Braddock

Deputy Sheriff Grady Braddock was killed when a vehicle involved in a pursuit struck his patrol car. Deputy Braddock was responding to an officer needs assistance call for an officer from a local police agency who was chasing the vehicle.

Deputy Braddock was approaching the area when the suspect vehicle, traveling approximately 100 mph, broadsided his patrol car on the driver’s side. Deputy Braddock and the passenger in the suspect's vehicle were killed while the suspect suffered minor injuries.

Deputy Braddock was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Orange County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his wife and parents.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, May 26, 1998
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender 1 killed, 1 injured in accident

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

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Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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