End of Watch: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Rank: Patrol Officer
Assignment: First Division
Badge Number: 7162
Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision
Date of Incident: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Incident Location: Intersection of 26th Street and Duncan Street
Weapon Used: Vehicle
Suspect Info: In Custody
Case Status: Closed
Officer Rodman was responding to a call of gunshots fired during a domestic incident.
Officer Rodman was joining other officers in pursuit of the suspect. He was driving with his lights and siren activated. While making a left turn from Duncan Street onto 26th Street, his vehicle was struck by the suspect's vehicle. Officer Rodman was transported by his fellow officers to University of Louisville Hospital where, after a brave fight, he succumbed to his injuries.
Officer Rodman was survived by his wife, two (2) children and his parents. His father, Officer George Rodman, and brother, Officer Andrew Rodman, also serve with the Louisville Metro Police Department.
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