Chief of Police Grady Franklin Dacus

Chief of Police Grady Franklin Dacus

Buford Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, March 23, 1968

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Grady Franklin Dacus

Chief of Police Franklin Dacus and Assistant Chief of Police Hugh Stancil were killed in an automobile crash while involved in a high-speed pursuit.

Chief Dacus had served with the Buford Police Department for 2-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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


United States Border Patrol

March 23, 2018

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