Captain Charles Edward Bradford

Captain Charles Edward Bradford

Muscle Shoals Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, August 16, 1972

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Charles Edward Bradford

Captain Bradford suffered a fatal heart attack while investigating a burglary call.

He was found slumped over the wheel of his patrol car.

Captain Bradford had been with the Muscle Shoals Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Capt. Bradford,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Muscle Shoals. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 16, 2022

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