Patrolman Kenneth Weston Grindell

Patrolman Kenneth Weston Grindell

Harwich Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, August 14, 1965

Kenneth Weston Grindell

Patrolman Grindell suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to place an intoxicated man under arrest at the scene of a domestic disturbance.
Patrolman Grindell had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Patrolman Grindell, it has now been 53 years since your tragic death. What became of the person you were arresting is not available, but if he is still alive, I hope his actions and their consequences haunt him every day. I also hope he reformed and became a better person, but only God truly knows the answer to that.

I pray your family is well, and I pray that you continue to rest in peace, Brother and I know in my heart that God has blessed you.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

August 14, 2018

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