Police Officer Timothy Allen Haley

Police Officer Timothy Allen Haley

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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Timothy Allen Haley

Police Officer Timothy Haley died from a brain hemorhage 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.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 1321

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 21, 2008


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Tim, just wanted to tell you that your brothers and sisters of the Columbus division of Police miss you very much- many of your friends think of you often- not just during this time frame of the month but throughout all time- I did not know you as well as many others did but that was my loss -from what I knew you had great content of character and a great soul of a man- I say many prayers for your family which I have only met a few times and will say a prayer to you in Washington DC in May -like me and my wife always do- I am so sorry that leadership has failed you and your family in Columbus Ohio -Not displaying your name (like you are displayed in Washington D.C.) on the Columbus Police memorial wall - Just Because certain words don’t match a criteria- such a tragedy for the citizens of Columbus that you protected with your heart and soul- maybe one day some leader will come along and will get it all figured out- Thank you for your service my brother it did not go un-noticed and never will-

Retired Officer B. Bodell 1557
CPD Retired

August 29, 2020

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