Police Officer Rodney Scott Smith

Police Officer Rodney Scott Smith

Hickman Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, March 2, 2018

Rodney Scott Smith

Police Officer Rodney Smith drowned when his patrol car was washed into a flooded field off of Bernal Avenue.

The area had become flooded as a result of the overflowing Bayou de Chien. He was checking the area when he went missing at approximately 9:15 pm. Multiple agencies responded to the area and began a massive search. His body and patrol were located separately in a flooded field off of Bernal Avenue the following morning.

Officer Smith is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, and mother.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 511

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Officer Smith,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

June 2, 2018

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