Post by Chaplain Elizabeth on Apr 5, 2016 11:32:31 GMT -5
Chad P. Dermyer was fatally shot when he encountered a male subject March 31, 2016, at a bus station in Richmond, Va.
Trooper Dermyer, a Jackson, Michigan native, graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy November 2014 as a member of the 122nd Basic Session. His original patrol assignment was to the Chesapeake Division’s Area 46 Office, which encompasses the cities of Newport News and Hampton. He had just recently transferred to the state police Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Interdiction Unit. Prior to joining the state police, Trooper Dermyer served with the City of Newport News Police Department and the Jackson, Mich., Police Department. Trooper Dermyer also served our nation for four years with the U.S. Marine Corps.
He is survived by his wife and two young children.