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Patrolman Timothy W. Laffin, Sr. | North Haven Police Department, Connecticut North Haven Police Department, Connecticut

Patrolman

Timothy W. Laffin, Sr.

North Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Thursday, May 29, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 18

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Incident Date: 5/17/1980

Weapon: Automobile; Motorcycle

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Laffin succumbed to injuries received 12 days earlier when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a guard rail and a tree while chasing a motorcycle on CT Route 17 near the North Branford line. The suspect turned himself in the following day.

Patrolman Laffin had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his expectant wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 29, 2015

 

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