Corporal Timothy Michael Tanksley

Corporal Timothy Michael Tanksley

Alto Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, October 8, 2021

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Timothy Michael Tanksley

Corporal Timothy Tanksley died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Corporal Tanksley had served with the Alto Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Dillard Police Department and 19 years in law enforcement. He is survived by his son, daughter, mother, father, and girlfriend.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 905

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, September 13, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen Officer, Corporal Tim Tanksley.
May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

December 8, 2021

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