Assistant Chief of Police Menzo C. Grady

Assistant Chief of Police Menzo C. Grady

Muscatine Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, July 4, 1947

Menzo C. Grady

Assistant Chief Grady suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to the scene of an automobile accident during a soap box derby in the town. The accident occurred a short distance away. Assistant Chief Grady ran up a hill to accident scene, in 100-degree temperatures, and assisted with pulling the victims from the car.

He collapsed shortly after returning to the derby.

Assistant Chief Grady had served in law enforcement for over 30 years. He was survived by his daughter and 18 grandchildren.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 13, 2015

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