Officer Rod Lee Bradway

Officer Rod Lee Bradway

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, September 20, 2013

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Rod Lee Bradway

Officer Rod Bradway was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute call in a northwest Indianapolis apartment complex.

Upon arrival, Officer Bradway heard cries for help and made entry into an apartment where he came under fire and was mortally wounded. Despite his wounds, he was able to return fire on the subject and is credited with saving the life of the domestic violence victim. Officer Bradway was transported to Wishard Hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

Officer Bradway had served with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department for five years and has previously served with the Wayne Township Fire Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge F348

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Deceased


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Rod, just stopped in to say here we are, another year but this is the year you became a grandpa!! Yes the kids are all grown up and having babies of their own. You are missed and never forgotten, my friend! Rest easy.

Redmon (ret)

September 17, 2022

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