Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Timothy David White

Stockton Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, February 4, 1990

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Reflections for Sergeant Timothy David White

May you have continue peace in eternal rest Warrior Officer White.

SFC William Farrell
US Army Military Police, Ret.

November 27, 2023

You are still missed, you are still remembered.

Sgt Merlin Manley (Retired)
Stockton PD

January 22, 2022

I was patrol captain the night Timmy was murdered. It hit everyone very hard as you can imagine. As patrol captain I got the call at home that night and I responded first to the scene but then over to the hospital. The hardest part by far was being in the ER while they worked on him and seeing the extent of injury to the head that he had suffered; it was quite literally crushed flat . I was amazed that he was still alive. He briefly opened his eyes but I doubt that he knew what was going on. It was bad but equally as bad was seeing his dad David, a retired firefighter, as he also came into the room to see Timmy. He took one look then our eyes met and we both shook our heads without saying a word; we both knew how terribly severe the injuries were and the Timmy would most likely not survive. He was a fighter though and hung on for 12 days before passing on. Of my 32 years in law enforcement this was by far the toughest experience. RIP Timmy.

Captain Ralph Womack (ret.)
Stockton Police Department

September 18, 2020


I always enjoyed working with you as a fellow officer while working for SPD and will forever remember all the 4th Watch shifts we shared. Rest In Peace my brother.

ASAC James Crowell (Retired)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives

September 14, 2020

Rest in peace Sgt. White.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 14, 2020


Today, it has been 30 years since your left us. I remember sitting in your hospital room as you were in a coma. You stirred a bit, but as I gazed into your face, I could tell that you were at peace because you had the Lord in your heart. Of course, you're in a better place now.

I want to thank you for being such a great friend, business partner and LE partner. Our ride together had been cut short.

I know you are alive in our hearts and minds and we all cherish those tearful as well as fun moments!

Thanks for "Making a Difference!"


February 5, 2020

Rest in peace .


February 4, 2020

God Speed brother RIP

Brent Beekman Chief Retired
Rockford Metro Centre

February 4, 2020

Sgt. White,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stockton. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 4, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 4, 2018

My condolence as regards the death of Sgt. Timothy White. The citizens of the United States are grateful for his standing tall in the Thin Blue Line.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

February 4, 2017

It's been 25 years since my best friend passed away. In such a short time we shared so many experiences together. Summer camp, summer jobs, double dates, camping trips, hunting, and finally six weeks spent traveling in Europe, a trip that I never would have thought possible without his encouragement. Our friendship is the standard by which I measure all other friends. We will see each other again dear friend.

Richard Grace

February 7, 2015

As the anniversary of your death approaches, I have kept my promise. Your memory still resides within me and I still miss you. You were a true friend and great police officer. I think of you often wonder how things would have been had you finished your career.

Officer Rick Freeman
Stockton PD

January 19, 2015

A true hero. Hopefully you and your valor will never be forgotten. Blessings.

C.R. Petersen
Citizen of Stockton

January 2, 2015

Timmy there is not a day goes by that I don't think about my friend. So long ago that you left this world but you will be remembered as long as I live.

Officer Rick Freeman
Stockton P. D.

August 3, 2014

Timmy my friend, you are still remembered and missed. 24 years and you still make me smile...

Sgt. Merlin Manley
Stockton PD

January 22, 2014

Sgt White, seems like just yesterday attending your service and feeling the love in the air. Yes, the minister's service was moving but for me your K-9 partner cuddled up with you at the grave site was equally eloquent if not more so.
With fond memories, especially of that demonstration of your precision driving skills (translation: wild ride along where we went code 3 from the Jail on Manthey Road NB on I5 to Pershing, NB on Pershing to Harding, EB on Harding to Pacific and NB to a 933211 near Pacific/Alpine) AND we were the first unit on scene.
We will meet again, and I will buy you that beer (remember when we first met...I wasn't a drinker. 27 years of dispatching later, my drinker status has changed).
God Bless you.

Richard Hartley Dispatcher/Dispatch Sup
retired (sort of)

August 8, 2013

Still miss you buddy.

Sgt. Merlin Manley (retired)
Stockton PD

February 4, 2013

Rest in Peace, Sergeant White. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 22, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 20th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I hope to one day meet your daughter and other family members at a NORCAL COPS meeting.
Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officers Larry Lasater

August 8, 2010

I went to POST with you. You always encouraged me during those runs. Your sense of humor was appreciated. Thank you for your service. I had no idea you were gone. God Bless your family...I am proud to have known you.



June 27, 2009

It's been 19 years today. I still remember though, you gave your all to make Stockton a better place.
You will never be forgotten.

R. Tellyer
SJSO (retired)

February 4, 2009

To Sgt. Tim White and his loved ones:

On this the nineteenth anniversary of your brutal murder and tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered today.

You rescued us, saved our lives and our families. You are one of the rare heroes among us. You were always there for us in the most traumatic moments of our lives. No matter when we called, we just expected that you would come and do whatever it took to help us, and you always met our expectations. Your selflessness and dedication in your thirty years of law enforcement are awe-inspiring.

This world, this country, your community truly are better places because of you. To have lost you is a great tragedy, an irreplaceable, immeasurable loss for society. We are grateful for and to you, and honor you for all you did for us day in and day out whether you received a word of thanks or praise.

Rest in Peace, Sgt. White. I am so humbled by your valor and courage. I am holding your family in my heart and prayer today (especially Missy and her brother).

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Tim gave to his community and the citizens of California, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on February 4, 1990.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 4, 2009

According to your profile, you started police work when you were 20. Wow!
That's young! You accomplished alot in those years and I am sorry your
career ended so tragically. Sometimes you get the bad guys and sometimes
they get you. Thanks for your service!
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA


October 25, 2008

No fellow California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

The idea that onlookers just watched and never rendered assistance still irks me.

Sergeant White, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

February 4, 2008

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