Patrol Officer Timothy Wayne Whittington

Patrol Officer Timothy Wayne Whittington

Charlotte Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, July 16, 1985

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Timothy Wayne Whittington

Officer Whittington was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a first degree burglary. The suspect had just stabbed an elderly resident and stole a pistol as he fled. When Officer Whittington stopped a man fitting the suspect's description he was shot and killed. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to 150 years in prison.
Officer Whittington had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 150 years

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Rest in peace Patrol Officer Whittington. You are a true humble and honest hero of Charlotte. My Aunt Lilly resided there for many years prior to her passing in September of 2000.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 16, 2018

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