She was promoted to Policewoman on December 1, 1947, and served in Youth Aid Bureau. Her badge number was P641. Grigsby was noted for always doing an exceptional job, and highly respected and liked by her supervisors and co-workers. In 1965, she left the Cincinnati Police Department to work to work with the Federal Experimental Program. In 1969 she became a Hamilton County Felony Probation Officer, where she eventually became a supervisor. During her work she also completed her Master’s Degree at Xavier University. She retired from the Probation Department in 1982. For eight years she served as a professor at the University of Cincinnati teaching Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, Corrections and Counseling Techniques. Grigsby’s uncle was Patrolman Olin Wilson; he was killed in the line of duty on March 17, 1927, he was 35 years old.