Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Kenneth W. Grindell Sr Age: 44 years old Tour: 5 years Harwich Police End of Watch: Saturday, August 14, 1965
Patrolman Grindell suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to place an intoxicated man under arrest at the scene of a domestic disturbance.

Patrolman Grindell had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife and four children.

Remembering …

mlemf-logoOver 340 law enforcement officers have lost their lives while protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth. This encompasses state and local police, federal, sheriff and correction officers.

The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

Our Strength is in their Memories