Police Officer Nicholas Aniceto Rodman

Police Officer Nicholas Aniceto Rodman

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Nicholas Aniceto Rodman

Police Officer Nick Rodman succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash at the intersection of 26th and Duncan Streets during a vehicle pursuit.

Officers were pursuing a suspect who had been involved in a domestic violence incident in which shots were fired. As Officer Rodman approached an intersection, the suspect drove through the intersection at 78 mph striking Rodman’s patrol head-on.

After the collision, officers were able to free Officer Rodman from his burning patrol car and transported him to a local hospital. He succumbed to his injuries the following afternoon.

The subject being pursued was apprehended and charged with murder, assault, wanton endangerment, as well as additional charges.

Officer Rodman had served with the Louisville Metro Police Department for three years. His father and brother also work for the department. Officer Rodman is survived by his wife, son, and newborn daughter.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years, 3 months
  • Badge 7162

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 28, 2017
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender In custody

domestic, shots fired call, vehicle pursuit

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I’m riding in the Law Enforcement United “Road to Hope”. This will be to honor you and remember those loved ones who are still with us. I thank you for your service and will remember all that stood for! With each breath and step I will push through to hold that torch high as a sign that we never back down when Evil is at our door. Look down on us from Heaven and we are brothers in this thin blue line family forever! RIP

Private First Class Nicholas Barb
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office

May 9, 2018

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