Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Timothy David Graham

Pima County Sheriff's Department, Arizona

End of Watch Wednesday, August 10, 2005

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Timothy David Graham

Your widow's words moved me to tears. I want to make sure everyone sees them.

Mamma ICE
Mother of an ICE agent.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.
Matthew 5:9

July 12, 2020

Your widow has done us a great service in defending the Blue Family in these troubling times. Your sacrifice is NOT forgotten good sir.

In Maryland

July 9, 2020

My thoughts and prayers to the family of this Deputy. May he R.I.P.

Edmond Diot
L.A.P.D. Ret.

July 5, 2020

RIP Deputy Graham. My sympathies to your wife, family and colleagues. I just read the letter your wife wrote to Nike. She was outstanding!

SFC William L Farrell
US Army Military Police, Ret.

November 25, 2019

RIP Deputy Graham. My sympathies to your wife, family and colleagues. I just rrad the letter your wife wrote to Nike. She was outstanding!

SFC William L Farrell
US Army Military Police, Ret.

November 25, 2019

I can’t imagine what his little boy went through not having his father let alone his widow. I hope it all worked out these past 14 years. Thanks Tim for your service!!

Paul Day ret. VBPD

October 12, 2019

Tim, yesterday marked 14 years since you gave the ultimate sacrifice. Yesterday I also took the sergeants promotional test. Before I left the house to head to the training center for the test I had to stop and get your coin out of the safe and take it with me. That coin has been in my pocket for every shift for the last 14 years. Not a day goes by that I don’t reflect on your sacrifice.


Jeremy Butcher

August 12, 2019

Sherri, For Nike to use an anti American anti law enforcement narrative to sell sneakers is a vulgar new low in American corporate culture and society.
My prayers are with Tim and your family . On behalf of all the families behind the names on the National Law Enforcement Memorial including mine we thank you for your courage.

Daniel D'Allara
NYPD 9/11/01 LODD survivor twin

September 9, 2018

Sherri, the statement you made against Nike was heartwarming. May your husband RIP. God bless you and your family.


September 8, 2018

Prayers for your wife, family and friends brother. We remember.

Deputy III J.A. Whitfield
Tulsa County Sheriff Office

September 5, 2018

Tim, I spoke with your mother last night. She's such a kind, sweet lady! I promised her I would say a prayer for both of you. Thanks for serving your community, your contributions made a difference in the lives you touched.

Mike H.
Acquaintance of mother

March 26, 2016

All losses are difficult, and I know that this one is particularly so for the family, the department, and the community. I pray God's great peace and comfort upon your family Tim, and know that they are in good hands, just as you are.

May God's healing be upon them, and may this year bring about renewed hope and love.

Supervisory Chaplain Ed Eddingfield

August 10, 2015

Ten years snuck right up Tim. It still feels like it was just yesterday when we found out what happened. :( A lot has changed since we last saw each other. I left LE, moved home and became a Firefighter and an EMT. Every day I am out on the road, I know you are right there with me.

We'll see you again someday, but for right now, keep my spot warm for me.

FF/EMT T.J. Jeznach

July 13, 2015

I first met Tim Graham while at the Arizona State Prison Complex Eyman, Rynning Unit on graves in 2001. As a new sergeant to the unit he quickly made an impression on me as a hard working and dedicated officer. Tim was one of those guys that would drop everything to help you. Over the next couple of years, he and my family became close, having numerous dinners and helping me with my yard. He even gave me one of his precious banana trees for my yard. Tim’s lifelong dream was to become a police officer and it came true when he became a Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy. I had the privilege to pin his badge on him an honor I will never forget. Rest in peace my brother, you will never be forgotten

Major Christopher A. Josefowicz
Arizona Department of Corrections (Friend)

May 12, 2014

I attended the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Center with Tim. I wish I had known him better. I still remember my supervisor calling me into his office in August of 2005 to inform me that one of my classmates had been killed in the line of duty. I remember attending his funeral mass and his funeral. I remember all of his class mates standing in formation nearby the funeral. I remember watching his wife as we all stood at attention.

I didn't work for his agency. But I wish I could have been there that night. God have eternal mercy upon Tim's soul.

I think about you all the time buddy. Thank you for your service to your community. You laid down your life even while trying to detain a mentally unstable person because you knew it was the right thing to do.

SALETC Class 02-3

Jerimiah Reece (Former LEO)
Oro Valley PD (Former)

May 16, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 8th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their devotion and respect for you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 4, 2013

Dear Tim,
It's been yet another year and your smile still stays in the back of my mind like I saw it yesterday.. I was recently in a bad car accident and I wonder if you are one of few who helped me make it through it.... Given the circumstances of the accident I shouldn't have survived.. Part of me knows you watch over me, and I miss you dearly. I hope you continue to watch over me and all your loved ones until we can someday join you. .
"fabulous!" I'll never forget...

Brittani Thomas

August 15, 2012

I did not know you yet still feel a sadness. It is like a family member has gon
PCSDe away. I was at you funeral and cryed my tears for your sacrifice as I stood at attention as dispatch called for you one last time. You are an example to all law enforcement. Rest in piece. Your tour has ended.

Corrections Officer M. Jaeger 4672
PCSD Tucson Az

Corrections Officer
Pima County Sheriff's Dept.

August 10, 2012

Deputy Sheriff Graham,
On today, the 7th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pima County. And to your family and loved ones, i wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

August 10, 2012

You gave the ultimate sacrifice. May peace be with your family.

J. Comeau

August 10, 2012

Although my encounters with you were always brief, at 120, your smile was always appreciated. You are remembered today, and always, as a great man and deputy.

Michelle / Civilian

August 10, 2012

Wow Tim. I can't believe tomorrow will mark 7 years since we've seen your smiling face and heard your happy laughter. I think about you all the time and know you're still watching over us down here. I miss you Tim.

Detective Renee Petersen
Puma County Sheriff's Department

August 9, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 16, 2012

I always drive by Ajo and come across a memorial that is on the intesection of Ajo and Kinney. I happened to come across this site and read the story behind the memorial. Words cannot express my grattitude that men such as Deputy Graham work in Law enforcemnet. God bless you and your family sir. Thank you for your sacrifice. May the Lord always watch over his sons who have to wear a bullet proof vest everyday to work.

Pima County resident
Grateful citizen

May 9, 2012

This is a little late, but it's here......

Seasons drift so quickly
Beneath the single sky
A lesson in the making
All things must come to die.

Therein lies the silence
The journey beyond the breath
To flowers in the forest
We've now become in death.

But speak of the glint of the eye
Reflected in Damascus Blade
For those who saw freedom & honor
And in battle their lives they gave.

So take heart men of Valor
Know your deeds will endure the night
Live on as flowers in the forest
Live on, within God's light.

Rest in Peace, My Brother....

Sgt. John Kilpatrick, Retired
Pima County Sheriff's Department

August 10, 2011

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