Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Deputy Tiedeman suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a defense tactics and ASP recertification training at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. Another deputy immediately began CPR and administered an automated external defibrillator while the rescue squads were en route.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Deputy Tiedeman had served with the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He also served in the U.S. Navy for over 23 years retiring as a Senior Chief. He is survived by his wife, son (who is also a deputy with the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office), grandson, brother, and sister.