Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years, 6 months
Badge # 1678
Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber
Offender: Executed in 1986
Police Officer Timothy Hearn was shot and killed after following up on a tip he and his partner had received about a narcotics suspect who was going to be at a certain restaurant.
When the suspect came out of the restaurant he was placed under arrest. As the officers began to search him he pulled out a .38 caliber handgun and opened fire, killing Officer Hearn and wounding his partner.
The suspect was convicted of capital murder and executed on June 9th, 1986.
Officer Hearn had been with the agency for 3.5 years.