Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Timothy A. Betts

Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, August 26, 2012

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Timothy A. Betts

Rest in peace Correctional Officer Betts.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 31, 2019

Dear Tim, I can't believe it's been almost 7 years since you went to heaven. I thought about you all day as I do most days. I shared memories of you on fb because your birthday is Sunday. I stumbled upon this page I'm overwhelmed of the out pouring of love you have received as well as all of us. I miss you so very much

Doris
Doris. Tim's sister

March 19, 2019

I can't believe its almost been 7 years that you went to heaven. You been on my mind all day. Your birthday is Sunday. I've been sharing pictures on fb I miss you so much. I stumbled upon this page tonight as I read the loving messages that have been left for you and our family. Very honored.
I miss you and love you forever

Doris Tim's sister
Doris. Tim's sister

March 19, 2019

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

September 17, 2018

Thank you all so much for the kind words. Dad is missed every single day.

Amy Barton

December 31, 2017

RIP Ofc. Betts. We'll hold the line from here!

Correctional Officer Jeremy Sherrick
Indiana Department of Correction

September 14, 2017

NEVER FORGOTTEN
Cops Cycling for Survivors

Monica Zahasky
Cops cycling

August 26, 2017

... the passage of time will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice for us. God Bless You Correctional Officer Betts, your Family, Community and the Indiana Dept of Correction.

another grateful citizen

August 26, 2015

I can't believe it's been almost two years already. Seems just like yesterday, a day we will never forget. A day does not go by that I don't think about you. I love and miss you so much!!

Ashley Betts
Daughter

August 24, 2014

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Timothy Betts and the Indiana Department of Correction during this time. Thank you, Officer Betts, for your service.

National Police Wives Association
Staff

February 6, 2014

I remember when I had the oppertunity to work with betts he would always put me in a great mood and make me laugh no matter what kind of day I was having.I will always have the most upward respect for betts because he would have your back no matter what. Still think about you and miss u bud

A.NEFF jr. correctinal officer
BOP, FCC TERRE HAUTE

November 4, 2013

Rest in Peace, Correctional Officer Betts. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 17, 2013

As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Brother.

To my active duty Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 1, 2013

Thank you for your service and helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 5, 2012

Rest in peace. We'll take the watch from here.

Lieutenant
San Francisco Sheriff's Department

October 20, 2012

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Timothy died. May his loved ones continue to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To his family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Correctional Officer Betts gave to his community and the citizens of Indiana, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on August 26, 2012.

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

September 15, 2012

Thank you all for your thoughts, prayers, and kind words in our time of sorrow. It is greatly appreciated. He will be forever in our hearts. Loved and missed by his wife, Gloria, daughters, Amy and Ashley, son, Timothy, son-in-law Jerod, granddaughters, Brylea and Adi and future daughter-in-law Kayla.

Gloria Betts
Wife

September 13, 2012

RIP in peace brother Betts, we won't forget.

Officer A. Roach
Connecticut Department of Correction

September 8, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with CO Betts' family and his Brothers and Sisters in Blue. Rest in peace.

Deputy Johanna Polo
Monroe County Sheriffs Dept Rochester NY

September 7, 2012

My family and I want you to know that our deepest thoughts and prayers are with Officer Betts' family, friends, co-workers, and agency. Rest In Peace Officer Betts for you were taken from us far too soon but we will carry on for you…

Sergeant Mike Allen (Retired)
California Highway Patrol

September 6, 2012

Thank you for your many years of service Officer Betts. May God bless your family in their time of grief. We have the watch from here...

From All Who Serve
Marshall County Sheriff's Department; Plymouth, Indiana

September 6, 2012

Officer Betts,
Thank you for your hard work and dedication. I am praying for your family, friends, and fellow officers. Another fine officer gone to soon. Gone, but never forgotten.

Karen
Wife of Stanislaus County Deputy Sheriff (California)

September 4, 2012

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

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May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

September 4, 2012

Rest In Peace Officer Betts.

Officer C. Martin, Jr. #3136
Dekalb County GA Police Dept.
(Former Chattanooga, TN P.D. 1998-2011)

September 2, 2012

I met this man in 1997. Very great man that touched my life and many others. I do not believe the place will ever be the same without him. That is the impact he made on us. He was a Husband,father,grandfather,officer and my friend.. You had to know him to truly understand. Thank you Tim for the laughter,guidance and memories you provided.... RIP

Officer S.Robbins
Indiana Department of Corrections Wabash Valley Correctional Facility

September 2, 2012

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