HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Interim Chief of Police
Communications Relations Officer
Award to Be Presented
Huntsville, Alabama (December 13, 2010) On December 16, 2010 at the Huntsville City Council meeting, Officer Grady Thigpen will receive a Lifesaving medal.
Officer Grady Thigpen – Lifesaving Medal
Specifically, on September 06, 2010, Officer Grady Thigpen was dispatched to a suicide attempt call where a female was seated on the ground in front of her vehicle holding a gun to her mouth. Officers Thigpen approached the woman and removed the gun from her possession, in turn ending her suicide attempt. For the actions of Officer Thigpen he will be presented with a Lifesaving Medal.