Timothy Brian Schock was born November 8, 1970 in Frankfurt, Germany. After honorably serving four years in the United States Marine Corps, he joined the Chesapeake Police Department on November 1, 1995. Police Officer Specialist Schock attended the 36th Session of the Chesapeake Police Academy and graduated on April 1, 1996.
During his tenure with the Chesapeake Police Department, Officer Schock served as a Community Policing Officer, a Field Training Officer and a Detective. He received several commendations and awards, including a Team Award, and two Star Performer Awards. Officer Schock also served on the Honor Guard and the Underwater Search and Recovery Team. He was an active member of Law Enforcement United.
On Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Police Officer Specialist Schock was participating in a regularly scheduled monthly dive training exercise at Oak Grove Lake Park. During the training exercise Officer Schock experienced a series of equipment malfunctions which contributed to his drowning.
Police Officer Timothy Brian Schock died in the line of duty on December 20, 2011 while in the performance of his fundamental duties of serving mankind, safeguarding lives and protecting property.