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Night Policeman Owen O. Grandstaff | Bluffton Police Department, Ohio Bluffton Police Department, Ohio

Night Policeman

Owen O. Grandstaff

Bluffton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, March 26, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 69

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Night Policeman Owen Grandstaff suffered a fatal heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit.

He had just arrested a man for writing a bad check when the man broke free and ran away. Policeman Grandstaff began to chase him when he suddenly collapsed.

Policeman Grandstaff was survived by his wife and five children.

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Officer Grandstaff,
Sir, it has taken over 85 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bluffton.


United States Border Patrol
October 24, 2012


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