The Bryan Police Department will be honoring Officer Ed Grawl at a retirement ceremony on June 4, 2009 at 9:30am at the Bryan Justice Center for his 16 years of service to his community and to the City of Bryan. The media and the public are invited to attend the ceremony.
Officer Grawl started his law enforcement career as a police officer for the Houston Airport Police Department in June 1980. Grawl left the Houston Airport Police Department in 1986 to work at Spring Valley Police Department until 1993 when Officer Grawl started his career with the Bryan Police Department. During his time at the Police Department, he has served 2 years as a patrol officer, and 14 years as a DARE Officer for Bryan ISD and other area schools.
While at the Bryan Police Department, Grawl was an active member with the Bryan Police Officer’s Association and coordinated the Adopt a Highway Litter Pick-Up Program. Grawl also worked Special Olympics Games and Special Olympics Fundraisers, was the photographer for many police department functions, and a Crime Prevention Officer for our community.
As a DARE officer, Grawl has influenced the lives of thousands of children and families within the community and his impact on our community can never be measured. Officer Grawl will be missed by the Police Department as well as the city and citizens of Bryan.
Officer Grawl will continue his law enforcement career with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office as a member of the Crisis Intervention Team. Officer Grawl has been married to his wife, Laurie, for 27 years and they have two children, Shelley, age 23, and Katie, age 16.