Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 5/26/1998
Offender: 1 killed, 1 injured in accident
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.