Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Timothy Alan Roy, Sr.

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Sergeant Timothy Alan Roy, Sr.

You are not forgotten...thank you

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

Sgt. Roy,
Sir, on today the 8th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and all your fellow LEO's who were also killed that day for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

The anniversary of 9/11 is coming up in a few days as you well know. I just wanted you to know that you have not been forgotten. Rest in Peace...

Sergeant Chris DiToro
NYPD

September 8, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your friends and family. May God bless and keep them.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, FOR HELPIPNG PROTECT OUR COUNTRY!!!!

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

March 12, 2009

You are not forgotten.

Anonymous

February 4, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Sergeant Roy and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

January 12, 2009

R.I.P. Brother, we still remember and appreciate your sacrifice. God be with your family.

Officer Wil
Modesto CA PD

September 11, 2008

I made a donation to the families of the victims of 9/11 through our church and received a bracelet with Tim Roy's name and occupation on it (called a prayer bracelet). At first I wore this bracelet every day for two years which reminded me every day to pray for his family and loved ones. Since then I keep the bracelet in my jewelry box to be taken out and worn for the week leading up to 9/11 each year as a reminder to pray again for the family of this TRUE AMERICAN AND HERO that God will comfort their hearts and give them piece and guidance in their lives. Part of my prayers for all of these years is that God would reveal to them his purpose for this trial in their lives and that they would see His love and feel the comfort of His arms around them. Maybe some day I will learn of this purpose, but maybe not, and I will just need to wait until I meet him in Heaven.
God's Blessings to the family and loved ones of Officer Timothy Roy and please know that until the day I die, every year, I will be praying for you. With Love in Christ, Jill Jamison

Jill Jamison
Harvest Christian Fellowship

September 6, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 3, 2008

Thank you, Sgt. Timothy Roy, for your dedication to God, your family and. ultimately, your country.

Your sacrifice was not in vain, and you will never be forgotten.

God speed and God bless. Rest in peace, Sgt. Roy.

God Bless America.

LRVirgil, Civilian
Texas - Law Enforcement Supporter

September 30, 2007

my deepest condolences go out to sargent timothy roy's family and to the loss they are feeling. i found out from my mom(pyllis mccormick) that tim was our cousin after sept. 11 and although i never met him i know he was a great guy and a courageous officer for sacficing his live to save others. America will always be safe because of people like him. thank you

Steven McCormick LaPlante
3rd cousin

September 27, 2007

You are not and will never be forgotten. You and the other brothers we lost that day are HEROES and will be remembered forever! Rest high on the streets of Heaven!

Deputy Brant Pewitt
Williamson Co. Sheriff's Dept TN.

September 11, 2007

Thank you for your scarifice and all the lives that you saved that day. It takes a brave officer to go into a burning building. You went towards the disaster as others fled. Rest in peace.

trooper
Ohio State Highway Patrol

September 11, 2007

I did not know Sgt Roy went I sent away for the bracelet to benefit the widows and orphans,but he is who I got. Since then I have had the honor to read many things about him. I found him to be a good leader, and generally a stand up guy. From what I have read his absence has left quite a hole. I continue to wear his name on my wrist as a inspiration, that tells me, when things are tough there are people who will always be there to do what has to be done. And on "that day" Sgt Roy was one of those people. God Bless all who have followed in his chosen professtion, and God Bless his family and friends.

John P. Norton Fingerprint Examiner
New York State DCJS

June 10, 2007

thank you sarge , we have the watch from here...

officer val pickens
b'ham p.d./b'ham,al

April 5, 2007

my heartfelt sympathy to the roy family. what a hideous day in our history. so many good men fallen because they chose to serve and protect and would have it no other way. my father was gunned down in the line of duty in 1991. as i watched the tragedy unfole on 9-11-2001, i cried my heart out for your families. so many good men taken because they were just that; good men. you will always remain in my thoughts and prayers. thank you. god bless you. you paid your dues in this world and are now reaping your benefits on the streets of gold

kimberly kidwell
daughter of fallen stanford ky officer

March 4, 2007

Dear Tim:
I write this reflection in your honor to keep the promise I made. The promise that each and every one of you who gave your all, will have a reflection from me. It is the least that I can do.
Uncommon valor...that is the best and only term I can think of to describe your actions on 11 September 2001. Not even fate could be a good definition. Fate would speak to little of your actions. No. You deliberately, with blatant disregard for your own safety, entered the Tower in an attempt to save lives. That Sir, is Uncommon Valor. That Sir, is what a police officer is all about.
Your actions speak not only well of you, and the rest of the NYPD, or police officers everywhere, but of the wonderful upbringing your received from your family, to give your life to save another. That, Sir, is not only valor, it is holy. For it is described in the Bible: "Man knows greater love, than he who lays down his life for another". And for that, I am certain that you are with our Father in Heaven.
Words can never repay you or your family for the sacrifice you made. But what we can and must do, is to remind our fellow Americans, and our politicians in Washington, that our freedom comes at high price,not only on the field of battle, but right here in the Homeland. And that our police officers are THE last line of defense for our countrymen.
Americans, by nature, have a way of not remembering the horror and the pain and the sacrifice of such a catastrophic event. But as long as God above gives me air in my lungs, I will ALWAYS remind Americans everywhere, of the type of person it took to do what you did that day...a person of Uncommon Valor. Rest in peace my brother, we have the watch. Amen

Detective Ron Tomassi
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office-Florida

January 4, 2007

To the family and loved ones of Sergeant Timothy Roy and his fellow officers with the New York City Police Department and most especially to Timothy:

Mere words seem insignificant to honor your heroism and courage which will never be forgotten. On this the fifth anniversary month of the tragic devastation wreaked upon our nation, those brave men and women who lost their lives safeguarding others are remembered and revered.

May your spirit continue to soar and your memory continue to inspire.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect and gratitude for the distinquished service Timothy gave to his community and country, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 11, 2001.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg Police Department, CA; eow 4/24/05

September 29, 2006

Across the ocean in my living room I watched a bereaved friend/relative/collegue of yours as peoples names were being read out in honour of their memory. I could tell he was overwhelmed and that you are sorely missed. On his T-Shirt read the words GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN and your name. I realised how true this is. I WILL always remember that moment,911,your sacrafice and heroism. You are remarkable.

Kieran O' Toole
Irish Citizen

September 19, 2006

a hero lives forever.....

September 12, 2006

MY BROTHER, MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR SURVIVORS WHO CONTINUE WITHOUT YOU EVERY DAY. MAY THEY KNOW THAT THEY WILL SEE YOU AGAIN SOME DAY. YOU ARE A TRUE AMERICAN HERO AS YOUR BROTHERS WHO PAID THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE WITH YOU. MAY GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

September 11, 2006

Thinking of you and your loved ones on this tragic day in history. You will never be forgotten and will be forever a hero.

Nicole Burdette
Wife of Deputy Alex Burdette EOW 3-12-05

September 11, 2006

Worked with Tim in the 71 pct.A great guy.R.I.P my brother.

Retired Sgt. Edward Burmeister
N.Y.P.D.

August 20, 2006

HERO! Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

July 17, 2006

Sarge,I met you only one time -at the Labor Day parade detail in mid town early Sept. 2001...I was assigned to you and when you gave out the instructions you gave us all your cell phone number if a problem arose.You epitimized the kind of supervisor that the line force respect and work the hardest for.You were and in my memory will always be a man of honor,and a credit to the NYPD. You will never be forgotten by me.

P.O. Mitch Launer-retired
NYPD

January 31, 2006

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