Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 21 years
Badge # 1321
Cause: Duty related illness
Incident Date: 8/21/2008
Police Officer Timothy Haley died from brain hemmorage that he suffered while taking part in department training.
Officer Haley was a member of the SWAT team and was engaged in a SWAT physical excursion training exercise when he began to suffer from pain in the head and fell unconscious.
He was taken to the hospital, where it was determined that a blood vessel in his brain had ruptured, and that he was brain dead. Officer Haley remained on life support for five days so that his organs could be donated.
Officer Haley had served with the Columbus Division of Police for 21 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, mother, brother, and sisters.