Lieutenant Patrick Roche was born in Cork Ireland in 1964. He emigrated to America with his family in 1975.
He served with the Center City Police Department for over 25 years. Roche was hired in 1984 after attending Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Academy class #224. He has worked in many varied assignments as he has risen to the rank of Lieutenant. He worked Patrol, The Galleria, School Resource Officer (CC Junior High), DARE, Community Policing, Narcotics, SWAT, and as the Chief’s Aide.
His served as the Official Police Liason for the Vanguard while they were based in Center City.
Roche was relieved of his duties following the expulsion of the Vanguard due to his outspoken support for the hero group.