Master Officer Howard Dallies
Howard Dallies began his law enforcement career with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and went to the Placentia Police Department before becoming a Garden Grove Police Officer five years later. Officer Dallies was known for being a quiet, patient, and a sincerely polite man. On March 9, 1993, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Master Officer Howard Dallies stopped the driver of a motorcycle on Aldgate Street, east of Brookhurst. As Officer Dallies approached the motorcycle, the driver fired six shots at Howard, striking him four times. Master Officer Dallies was rushed to the hospital, where he died from his wounds.