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Sergeant Rodney Lee Davis | Greene County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Greene County Sheriff's Office, Virginia


Rodney Lee Davis

Greene County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 212

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 8/26/2003

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Sergeant Rodney Davis was shot and killed at 2300 hours as he and another deputy attempted to serve a narcotics warrant on a man for selling crack cocaine.

When the two deputies arrived at the home on Octonia Road near Stanardsville, the suspect's mother told them the suspect wasn't there. The mother then allowed the deputies to search the house. The suspect was discovered hiding in a bedroom and a struggle ensued. The suspect was able to run into another room and close the door. When the deputies kicked the door in, the man opened fire, striking Sergeant Davis in the side, in between the panels of his vest. The suspect was killed when the deputies returned fire.

Sergeant Davis was transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.

Sergeant Davis had been employed with the Greene County Sheriff's Department for 2.5 years, and had previously served with the Newport News Sheriff's Department for 5 years. He also served with the Middle Peninsula Regional Jail for 3.5 years.

He is survived by his expectant wife and two children.

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hey rod sitting her thinking been a long time. sorry I missed u when u came back to green county il. for visit.didnt think it was gonna b last time.my wife c ur mom all the time at the store u r certainly missed back here.i sit n tell my boys about u all the time n our hunting experiences. not use to putting stuff up like this we went out to west Virginia few years back and seen ur memorial at station it was nice.going out again this year hopefully b able to c ur kids haven't seen logan since he was little maybe tell him some things that we use to talk about and the fun we would have when u came here to il. I always pray for ur family .hope they all know if they ever need anything all they have to do is ask live in same spot.as for u , u were always a good friend funny as hell a good family man we had fun growing up.u will always be remembered by me, ur family and ur friends.

December 15, 2014


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