Undersheriff Frank J. Greenan

Undersheriff Frank J. Greenan

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, November 2, 1932

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Frank J. Greenan

Undersheriff Frank Greenan and Sergeant Edgar Tedder were shot and killed while investigating a bank robbery.

They received a tip that the two suspects were at a farmhouse approximately eight miles northeast of Lapeer, Michigan. Both deputies, along with a witness and the Lapeer County sheriff went to the farmhouse to locate and question the suspects. As they entered the home one of the suspects opened fire with a shotgun, killing Sergeant Tedder instantly and mortally wounding Undersheriff Greenan.

The man who shot them then went into a bathroom and committed suicide.

Undersheriff Greenan was taken to a local hospital where he died later that evening.

Undersheriff Greenan had served with the Oakland County Sheriff's Office for 15 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Committed suicide


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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 2, 2020

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