Remembering our Fallen Heroes: Street Dedications

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Flowers and officer​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Six​ streets in the City of Virginia Beach have been dedicated in memory of fallen Virginia Beach officers in various locations in the city.   To view locations of dedicated streets on a map, click here.​ 

Developers such as Bishard Homes and Ryan Homes have worked together with the Virginia Beach Police Foundation to ensure that the memories of these heroes are kept alive, that their stories live on, and that their sacrifice will never be forgotten.​  Efforts continue to remember all of the fallen officers in this way.  ​

 Mike Phillips Way

​​On Monday, May 16th Mike Phillips​ Way was dedicated to the honor of Detective Mike Phillips.  The street is located near Tallwood Hi​gh School and intersects with Kempsville Road.  

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 MJ Beasley Trail

On October 23rd, at Holland Crossing, off of Princess Anne Road and Holland Road, MJ Beasley Trail was dedicated in memory of Special Constable Malachi J. Beasley, 117 years after he passed away while attempting to arrest a man who was wanted for stealing a gun.​


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 Rod Pocceschi Way

On May 6th, the street, Rod Pocceschi Way, which runs directly off North Landing Road, was dedicated to serve as the entrance to The Enclave at Princess Anne subdivision. Officer Pocceschi was shot and killed in the line of duty on June, 23, 2003, while conducting a traffic stop on Dam Neck Road.

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 Robert Monette Lane

​On April 23rd, three streets were named after fallen officers in the Estates at Munden Farms, located off Princess Anne Road, just south of Sandbridge Road. Streets were dedicated to Officer Roger McClung and Detective Robert Monette, partners, who drowned while saving a fellow officer during dive training in 1969.​  

 Roger McClung Lane

​​On April 23rd, three streets were named after fallen officers in the Estates at Munden Farms, located off Princess Anne Road, just south of Sandbridge Road. Streets were dedicated to Officer Roger McClung​ and Detective Robert Monette, partners, who drowned while saving a fellow officer during dive training in 1969.​  

 Daniel Maloney Drive

​Daniel Maloney drive was dedicated to Officer Daniel Maloney who was shot and passed away in 1981.  Daniel Maloney Drive is located near Centerville Turnpike.  
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