Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # 980
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 1/17/1998
Suspect: Not available
Trooper Jessica Cheney was killed while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on US Route 1, near State Route 630, in Stafford County.
She was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries a short time after undergoing surgery. She was a former dispatcher at Division I in Richmond, and was assigned to Division II following graduation from Trooper Basic School.
Trooper Cheney had served with the agency as a trooper for 2 years. She is survived by her parents and sister. Her mother is a dispatcher with the department, her father is a sworn member of the agency, and her sister is a dispatcher with a neighboring police agency.