Officer Joseph Steven Pellicano

Officer Joseph Steven Pellicano

Melbourne Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, October 17, 1986

Joseph Steven Pellicano

Officer Joseph Pellicano was killed after being struck by a vehicle. He was directing traffic at the site of an early morning house fire when he was struck by a pickup truck.

Officer Pellicano had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 174

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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I was walking past the cemetery and seen your flowers had blown down in the storm yesterday Officer Pellicano, I noticed the Melbourne PD badge on your marker...... just wanted to thank you for your sacrifice in the line of duty and pay my respects to you and your loved ones. Thank you.

Melb.citizen, Ray Chavez
Grateful Melbourne resident

May 15, 2018

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