Assistant Chief Deputy Greenwood was ambushed in his department parking lot when he arrived to work and died Monday, April 3, 2017. I will continue to post when an officer dies a violent death. People need to know. My prayers go out to Assistant Chief Deputy Greenwood’s family and the Harris County community.
Assistant Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood was shot and killed behind the agency’s headquarters building, in the 700 block of West Baker Road in Baytown, at approximately 7:00 am.
It is believed he was shot from ambush as he arrived for work. He was flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
The subject who shot him remains at large.
Assistant Chief Deputy Greenwood had served in law enforcement for 30 years. He had previously served with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, and Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
Assistant Chief Deputy Greenwood was a graduate of the 263rd Session of the FBI National Academy.
Line of Duty Deaths 2017: 33
9/11 related illness: 3
Automobile accident: 7
Duty related illness: 1
Exposure to toxins: 1
Heart attack: 2
Motorcycle accident: 1
Struck by vehicle: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 3
Vehicular assault: 1