Trooper II Jessica Jean Cheney

Trooper II Jessica Jean Cheney

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, January 17, 1998

Jessica Jean Cheney

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.

Trooper Cheney had served with the Virginia State Police as a trooper for two years. She had previously served as a dispatcher at Division I in Richmond, and was assigned to Division II following graduation from Trooper Basic School. She is survived by her parents and sister. Her mother was a dispatcher with the department, her father was a sworn member of the agency, and her sister served as a dispatcher with a neighboring police agency.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 980

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene, directing traffic

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I noted your name today as I drove past the sign marking your memorial. I'm sorry you didn't get to serve longer and enjoy a long career, family, and retirement. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you and your family.

Jeff Kerschner
Roanoke City Police, retired

July 17, 2018

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