Assistant Chief of Police Menzo C. Grady

Assistant Chief of Police Menzo C. Grady

Muscatine Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, July 4, 1947

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Menzo C. Grady

Assistant Chief Grady suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to the scene of an automobile accident during a soap box derby in the town. The accident occurred a short distance away. Assistant Chief Grady ran up a hill to accident scene, in 100-degree temperatures, and assisted with pulling the victims from the car.

He collapsed shortly after returning to the derby.

Assistant Chief Grady had served in law enforcement for over 30 years. He was survived by his daughter and 18 grandchildren.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest In Peace always

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 4, 2020

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