Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Frederick Dale Greene

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, December 6, 1975

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Reflections for Sergeant Frederick Dale Greene

Rest in peace Sergeant Greene.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 23, 2019

RIP, Sergeant Frederick Dale Greene will never ever be forgotten. I'm thankful for his service.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

December 14, 2018

Rip, Green we have the watch, former. 95B0 now officier jeblc/fs police. R . Simmons

R.Simmons 95B30
Jeb/fs Police

April 19, 2015

Dear uncle dale I hate that I never got the chance to meet you in person. I have heard so many stories of your life and how heroic you were, also a great man of God. I was standing on Virginia beach watching the weather and feeling the breeze go through my hair. My mom told me about how that was your favorite thing to do was sit on the sand dunes, (write grandma) and watch and look out over the water. Sitting there on that beach I felt close to you even though we have never meet. I love you uncle dale and I am so thankful for you sacrificing your life so we could all be free and safe. See you in heaven!

Ashley Wilson
Niece

August 6, 2014

I walked down to the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial yesterday and learned of your tragic death. As a member of the Naval Security Forces team that now runs Fort Story's Military police it was a humbling experience an a reminder to take nothing for granted. RIP Seargent I will not let you be forgotten.

MASN Smith, Austin, E.
US Navy Secutity Forces JEBLittle Creek FT Story.

May 15, 2014

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

December 15, 2012

On June 23, 2012 at 1:00PM the Virginia Beach Police Foundation will dedicate the Virginia Beach Law Enforcment Memorial. The location is Thirty-Fifth Street and the Boardwalk. Sergeant Dale Green will be one of the fallen law enforcment officers memoralized. Additional information on the memorial can be found on the Virginia Beach Police Foundation website.
I was a young patrol officer often assigned to the northend of the oceanfront that connected with Ft Story. Knew many of the MP'S as we would see one another on a regular basis. Regretfully I was not as familar with Sgt. Green as I was with MP'S Dickenson and Bradley. But all the MP'S were very professional and a pleasure to work with.
RIP Sergeant Dale Green

Lt. Bill Blevins, Ret
Virginia Beach Police Deptartment

June 2, 2012

I was stationed at Ft.Story at the time this happened.I was a desk sgt.
Dale and I served in Viet Nam together also.
I was the MP assigned to drive the family to and from hospital.
Dale left Viet Nam after me so that he could earn his sgt.stripes and wound up at Ft.Story.Max Bradley was another MP who was friends with Dale also.We trained as MP's before we went to Viet Nam.Max and I joined the Va.Beach Police Dept. after we left Ft.Story and seperated out of the army.Lost contact with family after that.
I hope time has healed for family.

JOHN E DICKENSON/RETIRED VBPD
552 MP CO VIET NAM/222MP/VBPD

April 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 36th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 6, 2011

RIP.Your tour of duty on earth ended too soon but God wanted you to begin a new one watching your loved ones below

Anonymous

October 3, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

March 12, 2008

Researching the murders of Frederick Dale Greene (12/06/1975-Fort Story), James Presley Boyd Jr. (10/31/1973-Fort Bragg), and Robert Bruce Butler (01/10/1998-Edwards AFB), have caused me much anger because the suspects were never apprehended / received what I considered a light sentence.

However during the process, I have made contact with some outstanding U.S. Army / Leavenworth Disciplinary Barracks personnel. One of my most-coveted awards, is the award that I received for assisting the U.S. Army update the Military Police Field Manual.

Being a cop is tough enough, but being a cop knowing that practically every person you deal with may have extensive military training, has to be challenging.

May all who have died while wearing the attire of security police / military police, Rest – In – Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor
USMC / LAPD

December 6, 2007

Sergeant Greene you are a hero. Even though the end of your watch was thirty-two years ago you are still remembered. Thank you for your service to our country. May God continue to bless you and your family. I retired from the Army after over twenty-five years of active and reserve service and have been in law enforcement for over twemty-six years. I would have been proud to have served in the Army and/or law enforcement with you. Rest in peace my brother.

J.L. Green
LTC, USA, Retired

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

December 6, 2007

Officer Greene, Just letting you know that you have not been forgotten and thank you for the Sacrifice that you gave.

Tammy Persin
Mother of Fallen Military Police Officer
PFC Brian Thomas Gleason
8/9/2000

July 9, 2007

Thank you for your service.

Anonymous

May 28, 2007

I did not get to know you, but I wish that I could have. Someone took you at so young of age.You have been gone now for 31 years, but I still hear stories about you from my family. You will never be forgotten.
Roses are red, violets are blue
I'm so sad I never got to know you.
I want you to know, that you are my hero.

Davin Hill
Great Nephew of a true HERO

Davin Hill
Great Nephew

December 9, 2006

Heroes and the sacrifices they make are never forgotten. Sgt. Greene, you are a true hero and you are not forogtten.

SPO
Salem, Va

December 6, 2006

Sergeant Grenne, you will never be forgotten and will be in my daily thoughts and prayers along with all our Fallen Officers. Thank you for your hard work and dedication and the sacrifice you made in protecting the citizens of our country. God Bless you as you continue to sleep in God's Love and Peace
Respectfully,
Kathi Halligan Phila PA wife and mom of LEO's

Kathi Halligan
Phila., PA.

October 16, 2006

I WANT TO HONOR A MAN OF GREAT COURAGE, A FAMILY MEMBER I HOLD SO DEAR. I HOLD A NAME SO PRECIOUS AND SO GREAT, I PRAY THAT I CAN ONLY BRING MORE HONOR AND COURAGE TO THE LEGACY IN WHICH YOU'VE CREATED. I WILL STRIVE IN EVERYTHING I DO TO BRING MORE HONOR TO YOUR NAME. I KNOW YOU ARE WITH ME, YOUR SPIRIT IS FOREVER TOUCHING MY LIFE.I HOLD THE CORP VALUES THAT YOU TO ONCE DID. TO HONOR,TO PROTECTIVE AND SERVE, FOR G-D AND FOR COUNTRY. MAY G-D BE WITH ALL THOSE WHO SERVE!
WITH ALL MY LOVE CRYSTAL "DALE" MORAN

Crystal "Dale" Moran
Niece

June 27, 2006

To my brother who is forever missed!!! You called mom the night before your shooting and told her they needed you to stay and work and that you would be coming home the next day. Never did we imagine you where talking about your enternal home!!! Thank you for being my brother here on earth, but more important for knowing Christ and being my brother eternally!!! I love you and I honor you!! Bonnie
Our Greatest Fear
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
too many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
" Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.

Bonnie Greene
Youngest Sister

March 30, 2006

To my brother whom I still miss after all these years.I am proud of you. You made the ultimate sacrifice for your country, and your Family is very proud to call you brother and hero.

Your Loving Little Sister,

Marie Greene Wood

Marie Greene Wood
Family

March 23, 2006

Sgt. Greene,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

December 6, 2005

Even though your death occured over 30 years ago, I still think about it alot as I patrol the same streets you did a long time ago. I constantly remind our fellows MP's stationed here not to get complacent while at work, because our very own post had a dark night back in 1970. Thank you for your service, Sgt., your memory lives on with all of us. You will never be forgotten.

Spc. Felton
Ft. Story Military Police

May 31, 2005

what a shame,how can a man as fine as greene,die this way? I only now pray that the lord will have final justice in this case. From the usa military police corps to mp greene GOODBYE truly we salute you SOLDIER.

inv. traffic division
34 th mp det.

January 3, 2004

Rest easy, MP.

Sgt Johnathon Bates
USMC Military Police

December 31, 2003

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