Patrolman Charles Grady Sheppard

Patrolman Charles Grady Sheppard

Anderson Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, April 20, 1975

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Charles Grady Sheppard

Patrolman Sheppard succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when a woman intentionally broad-sided his patrol car while he was stopped a red light. The woman was under the influence of narcotics at the time of the incident.

After being extricated from the wreckage, he remained in a coma for two days until succumbing to his injuries. The woman who murdered him was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and released from jail after serving a short sentence.

Patrolman Sheppard was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Friday, April 18, 1975
  • Weapon Automobile; Narcotics involved
  • Offender Released from jail

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Patrolman Sheppard, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 20, 2019

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