Patrolman Charles Frederick Grau

Patrolman Charles Frederick Grau

Manhattan Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, September 11, 1952

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Charles Frederick Grau

Patrolman Charlie Grau succumbed to injuries sustained when he was struck in the head with the butt of a gun while attempting to break up a fight.

He returned to the station following the assault and suffered a stroke, which was attributed to the injury.

Patrolman Grau had served with the Manhattan Beach Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Not available

fight call

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Rest in peace Patrolman Grau.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 12, 2020

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