Sunday, March 26, 2023

Inaugural Lt. Frank Greene Memorial Golf Tournament is August 28th

The Coronaodo Police Officer’s Association (CPOA) and the Lt. Frank Greene Memorial Foundation invite you to participate in a golf tournament to be played at the Coronado Municipal Golf Course, 2000 Visalia Row.

Lieutenant Frank Greene was shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle occupied by three subjects.

As he spoke with one the occupants a struggle ensued and Lieutenant Greene was shot. Lieutenant Greene’s partner, a U.S. Navy patrolman, immediately called for assistance. The suspects, who were planning a robbery, were apprehended a short time later and charged with Lieutenant Greene’s murder.

The shooter and another suspect were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. The third suspect was convicted of robbery conspiracy and sentenced to 5 years to life.

Lieutenant Greene had served with the Coronado Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife, son, father, and three brothers. He played college football with the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes and in 1934 and 1935 was a fullback in the NFL playing for the Chicago Cardinals now the Arizona Cardinals.

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For more information, contact: Ralphy Garcia at [email protected]

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