Police Officer Timothy Kevin Smith

Police Officer Timothy Kevin Smith

Eastman Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, August 13, 2016

Timothy Kevin Smith

Police Officer Tim Smith was shot and killed while responding to reports of a subject carrying a firearm at the intersection of Smith Street and Main Street at approximately 9:30 pm.

Officer Smith made contact with the subject along the railroad tracks adjacent to the intersection. The man opened fire on Officer Smith, wounding him. Officer Smith was able to return him fire and informed dispatchers he had been shot.

The subject fled the scene but was apprehended two days later.

Officer Smith had served with the Eastman Police Department for 5-1/2 years. He is survived by three children, two stepchildren, fiancee, parents, and three siblings. Officer Smith was murdered two days before this 31st birthday.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years, 6 months
  • Badge 205

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

suspicious person

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

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