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Virginia Cop Dies During Dive Training

December 20, 2011  | 

A member of the Chesapeake (Va.) Police Department's dive team died during a training exercise at Oak Grove Lake Park on Tuesday.

Officer Timothy Schock began to have difficulty breathing while performing an underwater search at 11:45 a.m. Officers performed CPR on Officer Schock on the shoreline, but were unable to rescucitate him, reports the Virginian-Pilot.

Tags: Duty Deaths, Dive Teams, Chesapeake (Va.) PD, Training Accidents


Comments (4)

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steve robb @ 12/20/2011 5:43 PM

i feel bad for his family. its the holidays a time to be happy .god bless him and his family.christmas will never be the same for them.my heart goes out to them.

vbdep @ 12/20/2011 7:26 PM

Officer Schock, Thank you for being a Police Officer and doing what many would dare not. You are a HERO. The CPD has lost one of its best. You will never be forgotten. R.I.P. brother.

divemasterharland @ 12/20/2011 7:29 PM

my condolences...any info on what he was breathing, depth, how far in training, etc?

Paul Ferguson @ 9/22/2013 11:44 PM

as a police diver, this is never a headline you wish to hear. To do a job in generally zero visibility that few have the character or ability to do, when all you wish to do is to bring others loved ones home for them.... whatever went wrong, this is never a day in the office one wants and is a huge loss in generally small team of committed police/divers. so sad!

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