Officer Charles Craig Greenwald
Mobile Court Police Department, Alabama
End of Watch: Thursday, September 26, 1996
Tour of Duty: 10 years
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: September 26, 1996
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Officer Charles Greenwald was shot and killed and another officer was shot and wounded after a man who set off a metal detector at the courthouse pulled out a gun and started firing. The man shot Officer Greenwald, killing him.
The suspect was shot and killed by a Mobile city police officer who was in the process of locking up her weapon when the incident took place, and also by a Court Police Officer nearby the incident.
Officer Greenwald had served in law enforcement for over 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two young sons.
May God Bless You and May You Rest in Peace.
A HERO for Sure.
You Served Well