Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 months
Badge # 243
Cause: Vehicular assault
Offender: Sentenced to life
Officer Timothy Pollard was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a fleeing suspect. A neighboring agency was chasing the van which was heading into Ponce Inlet. As Officer Pollard responded to assist the van struck his patrol car.
The suspect was convicted of charges resulting from Officer Pollard's death and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Officer Pollard had served with the Ponce Inlet Police Department for 6 months. He was survived by his parents and sister.
The town of Ponce Inlet named a new park in honor of Officer Pollard in 2008.