Police department employee dies from aneurysm

Planet staff
Thursday December 13, 2001

Longtime Berkeley Police Department employee Desmond Griffen died Tuesday as a result of a brain aneurysm suffered Saturday. He was 46 years old. 

Mr. Griffen was hired in 1983 as a Police Service Assistant and worked as an Identification Technician and, for the last several years, as a jailer. 

There will be a service Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. at Fouche-Hudson Funeral Home, 3665 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. 

Mr. Griffen will be buried in his native New York.