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Police Officer Tyler Nathaniel Timmins

Pontoon Beach Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Tyler Nathaniel Timmins

I just learned your name today. I wish I could have had the honor of meeting you. Thank you for service, brother. We’ll take it from here.

Deputy Daniel Brown
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office

November 19, 2022

Rest Easy Brother.
Keeping your wife and daughter in our prayers.

Sergeant Kris Bentz
Wildwood Police Department

October 29, 2022

You will be missed Brother, you wife is stronger than you'd believe, she is keeping your memory strong. Rest in Peace

Deputy Chief Chris Helms (Ret)
Cook County Sheriffs Office

October 28, 2022

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 17, 2021

I am so very sorry, Police Officer Tyler Timmins, to hear of such a tragic loss. Thank you for your service, thank you. My prayers of comfort and love to your family, the Department and Community.

May God bless you in His Kingdom.


Kim Durham
Christina Giannone - Police Officer City of Davis

December 8, 2021

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December 3, 2021

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 whose 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

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

November 30, 2021

Rest easy, brother. We’ve got the watch.

Deputy Sheriff Zach Hardin
Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

November 25, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

November 7, 2021

Rest in peace Police Officer Tyler Timmins, and thank you for your service.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

November 2, 2021



November 2, 2021

RIP Officer Timmins. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Pontoon Beach, Roxana, Wordon and Hartford

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

November 2, 2021

Till Valhalla

Civilian John Chase
Cambridge, MA

November 2, 2021

Officer Timmins,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 1, 2021

Rest in peace Officer Timmins. Our thoughts go out to your family and members of your Department.

Chief Tracy Dickens
Bull Valley Police Department

November 1, 2021

James P Waggle, Jr.

October 31, 2021

Officer Tyler Timmons is a hero among those who fight this battle daily. We honor you Officer Timmons; your mother, father, wife, daughter and entire family. God speed as you rest eternally.

Major Frank Spizzirri (retired)
Illinois State Police

October 31, 2021

You may be gone but you’re not forgotten in a few weeks your family will receive a shadowbox plaque for the healing and the remembrance as a dedicated officer

Sergeant Ed Slechta
Arizona DPS

October 31, 2021

RIP Officer Timmons. Thanks for your service and may God bless and comfort your loved ones and your law enforcement family. May the offender receive the ultimate justice for their horrible actions

Deputy Sheriff (Ret) Glen Allison
Tarrant County S.O. Ft Worth, Texas

October 30, 2021

May we Please have Sensors to indicate Firearms!! Such a Tragedy,'s Not Fair!! Thank You Officer Tyler...I wish Honorary Rank would be placed with EOW ..15 years 6 mos. ..where's Rank?? I Elevate You Tyler to Corporal!!!

Sue Davis

October 30, 2021

Deepest sympathy to the family of Officer Tyler Timmons and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Pontoon Beach, Police Department, Illinois. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends, and associates for their loss. RIP Brother.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre. MTPD (Retire
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania

October 30, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Tyler Timmins and the extended law enforcement family of the Pontoon Beach Police Department, Illinois.

End of Watch Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 30, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Timmins. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Pontoon Beach Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 29, 2021



October 29, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Timmins. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

October 29, 2021

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