Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Rodney Fredderick Pocceschi

Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, June 23, 2003

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Reflections for Police Officer Rodney Fredderick Pocceschi

We missed Murphy's Sunday. However, we still honored your death by spending the day together as a family. Thank you for the sobering reminder that sometimes we just need to sit back and appreciate our time here on earth. Requiem in pacem, brother.


June 28, 2013

You are not forgotten today or any other day.

Todd Recupero

June 23, 2013

Officer Pocceschi,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Virginia Beach. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

June 23, 2013

On the eve of your anniversary it is still difficult to deal with your loss. You are truly missed brother. Tomorrow we will gather tocelebrate your life and honor your sacrifice. Rest in peace Rod.

Mpo Ed Kavanagh
Vbpd Friend

June 22, 2013

Sad rip

Anthony Geinopolos

June 5, 2013



March 12, 2013

I passed by your memorial while training at Creed's, RIP brother.

Special Agent

October 18, 2012

I was in the Marine Corps and asleep in my bed with my newlywed wife about one mile away from you when you were killed. Thank you for protecting the streets while I slept. Your service, in part, inspired me to become a cop. We were strangers but your senseless murder affected me. God Bless you and your Family.

Officer Chet Decker
Seattle Police Dept.

August 19, 2012

Thinking of you today. You are not forgotten.

VBPD fellow officer

June 23, 2012

It is hard to believe it has been 9 years today. We will once again gather at Murphy's to raise a toast to and honor you tonight. I miss you my friend. Respectfully,

MPO T. Recupero
Virginia Beach Police Department

June 23, 2012

Officer Pocceschi,
You are a true Hero. My brother, your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Respectfully

Lt. D Reid
Hanford Patrol, Richland WA

May 6, 2012

I haven't been on your page for a while Rod. A lot of time has passed and most of my talking to you comes from inside. I hope other people that read these reflections see what a fantastic person you were. Every day I think about how things would be if you were here. I miss you. Please take care of us.

Gina Pocceschi Boyle
Sister of Rod

April 1, 2012

Thank you very. Much for protecting our community,now I can say this since every time I pass Damneck wondering who you are...
Once again I'm very proud to all of our office?..

I didn't know you,But I'm very proud ...

God bless you our hero

No rank, MM
Proud of our Officer..

March 23, 2012

Hey Brother,

Thank you for your sacrifice !!!! Its very clear that you are dearly missed by family and friends.
I came across your name today as I was checking the ODMP website. I saw the banner for
I did not know you or how bravely you lived until today.
Thank you seems like such a shallow thing to say.



November 29, 2011

Hey big, little brother;

visited your site this weekend; it's being kept up nicely and I am so grateful for the person/s who take the time after all these years.

Still moving forward with the mission to bring our officers home safely to their families and will not quit; the goal is to vest approx. 250,000 officers, and by then, the warranty will be up for others. God will provide! I have faith.

Missing you so much this weekend. It was still difficult to go to the site and even drive by it a couple times while in VA; I still have flashbacks and think what ifs and if onlys.....

Forever every day your sacrifice and the 19,000+ of other LEU's lives in my heart and soul and inspires me....

Love and miss your little, big sister....xo

Jaclyn Mosley

October 11, 2011

At around 3:30 AM on June 23, 2003, my grandfather, Jim Cervera, received a phone call from the radio room. They said that you were in the hospital, and that my grandfather was wanted. He just became Deputy Chief only a month or so before. He woke me up, said he would be back in time for my birthday party. A few weeks later, I went with my mom, Shawn, and my grandparents, Jim and Cindy, to your funeral. We all cried for a long time. My mom and I visit your grave every so often and place flowers for you. You will always be remembered. We will always love and forever miss you.

Bailey Tighe

July 25, 2011

Just stopping by to remember and say hello. Your memory affects me every day when I say goodbye to my husband. Please watch over your fellow blue...


A Police Officer's Wife

July 20, 2011

Missing you lots, big, little brother! I wonder who, what you'd be today but I'm sure it would something pretty are never, ever forgotten; you live in us each and everyday! xo little, big sister

sister/Fallen Officers Remembered

July 1, 2011

We think about you often. We miss you more. We will never forget. See you in our dreams brother.

MPO 1818
VBPD from the 28th

June 23, 2011

Thank you for your sacrifice Rod.

You will never be forgotten.


A Police Officer's Daughter

June 23, 2011


I pass by your memorial on my way to work everyday. You were on one of my best friends squad. The reality that a senseless murder like this could happen to such a great person and protector of our community sickens me! I pray for all my friends on the VBPD nightly-- I had the honor to run in your memory in the Police Week 5K this year...I did it for you and all the Officer's who have given the ultimate sacrifice...the facebook page that shares the foundation in your honor is awesome and "I tip my hat" to Gina & Jaquelyn for the outstanding job they do to keep your memory alive! THANK YOU for your service!!! You WILL not be forgotten!

Naomi-A Friend of a Fellow Officer

June 23, 2011

I won't be able to make it to Murphy's tonight, but I know it will be grand and I hope you enjoy the view. Requiem in pacem, brother.


June 23, 2011

It seems like yesterday I saw you at Gold's Gym doing your cardio. I drive past the site on Dam Neck Road everyday. You are always remembered and forever missed. Thank you for serving. You will always be a hero


June 23, 2011

R.I.P. Brother. You are not forgotten!

Pennsylvania State Police

June 23, 2011

I parked today on Dam Neck Rd by the memorial erected since the day of your passing..... running radar. Just like you did that early morning stopping a speeder and end up dealing with a true bad guy.
You are remembered each year by your friends,family,and colleagues.
I will be retiring in September after 30 years service proud to have worn the uniform... just as you did!!

MPO Dana Johnson
Virginia Beach Police

June 23, 2011

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