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Photograph: Detective Jarrod Shivers

Patch image: Chesapeake Police Department, Virginia

Detective Jarrod Shivers
Chesapeake Police Department

End of Watch: Thursday, January 17, 2008

Biographical Info
Age: 34
Tour of Duty: 8 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, January 17, 2008
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Charged with murder

Detective Jarrod Shivers was shot and killed while attempting to serve a narcotics search warrant at a home on Redstart Avenue at approximately 8:35 pm.

Detective Shivers was attempted to force entry into the home when the suspect inside fired one shot through the front door. The round struck Detective Shivers, fatally wounding him. The man then barricaded himself inside the home before being taken into custody and charged with murder.

Detective Shivers was a US Navy veteran. He had served with the Chesapeake Police Department for 8 years and was assigned to the Special Investigations Section. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.

Agency Contact Information
Chesapeake Police Department
304 Albemarle Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: (757) 382-6161

Please contact the Chesapeake Police Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.

Officer Down Memorial Website

Candlelight Vigil:
     Date:  Sunday January 20, 2008
     Time:  7:00 PM
     Place:  St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church
                  1344 S. Battlefield Blvd.

     Date:  Monday January 21, 2008
     Time:  4:00 - 6:00 PM Family only
                6:00 - 9:00 PM Public Viewing
     Place:  H. D. Oliver Funeral Home
                 Cedar Rd.

     Date:  Tuesday January 22, 2008
     Time:  11:00 AM
     Place:  Great Bridge Baptist Church
                  640 S. Battlefield Blvd.

     Place:  Forest Lawn Cemetery Norfolk

     Place:  Oak Grove United Methodist Church    

Sergeant J. N. Coleman, Executive Officer
Public Safety & Emergency Communications Section
Chesapeake Police Department
(757) 382-8276