Assistant Chief Investigator Ronald C. Brady

Assistant Chief Investigator Ronald C. Brady

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 1976

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Ronald C. Brady

Assistant Chief Investigator Ronald Brady succumbed to smoke inhalation in the parish jail after inmates set fire to mattresses in solitary confinement.

He entered the area to assist with rescuing inmates, but could not find his way out due to the heavy smoke.

Investigator Brady had retired from the New Orleans Police Department as a narcotics officer two months previously and was a deputy assistant chief in the sheriff's Special Investigation Division.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

prison riot

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Rest in peace Assistant Chief Investigator Brady.

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September 10, 2021

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