Purple Heart Award
Trooper Christine Gracey
Trooper Christine Gracey responded as a back-up unit for a Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy who was in pursuit of a violent felon. The subject fled, fired shots at the deputy, and sideswiped Trooper Gracey’s patrol car. As the vehicles collided, the subject fired several shots striking Trooper Gracey’s vehicle. Trooper Gracey returned fire before the subject fled the scene. He was later taken into custody the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.