Police Officer Hendrick P. Groeneveld

Police Officer Hendrick P. Groeneveld

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, September 24, 1948

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Hendrick P. Groeneveld

Officer Hendrick Groeneveld accidentally shot himself while on duty at the police department's Operator's License Bureau. He was getting into the cashier's booth when his service weapon discharged.

Officer Groeneveld had served with the Detroit Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 24, 2020

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