Retired Lt. Kenneth Grady passed away on Jan. 14 at his home in Plainview, TX.

He began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation at Corcoran State Prison in January 1993.  He later transferred to Centinela State Prison in December 1993.

In October 2000, he promoted to Sergeant at Calipatria State Prison.

In March 2007, he promoted to Lieutenant at The California Institution for Men. Lt. Grady retired from CDCR in August  2009, and went on to continue his public service with the Texas Department of Corrections.