September 12-- The Vidalia Police Department is retiring the badge number of its late police officer, Corporal Brad Bradley, who died last week of a brain aneurysm.
The city of Vidalia issued a proclamation retiring the badge number in his honor.
WHEREAS: William D. Bradley, IV, was employed by the City of Vidalia on July 15, 2009, and;
WHEREAS: Officer Bradley reached the rank of Corporal within the Vidalia Police Department, and;
WHEREAS: Corporal Bradley was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Unit, and;
WHEREAS: Corporal Bradley has served the City of Vidalia with distinction since his employment, and;
WHEREAS: The City of Vidalia desires to honor Corporal William D. Bradley, IV, after his untimely death on September 4, 2013.
THEREFORE: I, Ronnie A. Dixon, Mayor of Vidalia, on behalf of our entire community do proclaim the;
RETIREMENT OF BADGE NUMBER 280
Corporal Bradley’s badge number is to be permanently retired from service within the Vidalia Police Department. I further order that all flags flown over the City be placed at half-mast until
5:00 pm on Saturday, September 7, 2013.