Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Timothy James Jones

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, August 26, 1994

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Reflections for Police Officer Timothy James Jones

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 26, 2020

Nipper, I miss you brother, love ya my friend!

PO M Johnson
SPPD

August 26, 2020

Officer Jones,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of St. Paul. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 26, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Jones.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 14, 2019

i remember tim and his partner from along the years as a very mindful and insightful officer and personal friend , i was just driving by a land sight today where he stopped my vehicle and started a conversation with me before the warning he gave , and said "ill see you at romolos later today when you start ,and its on you, He was talking about the officers headquarters (ROMOLOS RESTURAUNT ) where all the uniforms would gather for their lunch or dinner , it was always a pleasant conversation and he always had time for a quick question or brief story , i really miss tim , and wish his family and fellow officers my

David Dudrey // civillian
waiter // cook // friend

December 25, 2015

God bless you, Tim! I was in our backyard hanging up diapers when I suddenly knew you'd been killed. We'd had the TV on since hearing about Ron Ryan. My kids were watching it & yelled that another officer had been shot. I told them who it was. When they announced your name, & Laser, I cried. You'd been so kind to us when you & Laser were at the state fair every year, letting our kids pet Laser & chatting with them. We'd been adversaries in high school in business law class, but renewed our acquaintance later. RIP, Tim & Laser!

Sue (former St. Paul resident)

October 28, 2015

Rest in peace, Nipper. You are never forgotten. Pope Francis says that all dogs really do go to heaven. There was never any doubt in my mind but now we know for sure that you are Laser are together in heaven. I take comfort in knowing that.

Kelli
Grateful Citizen

February 4, 2015

Thank you, Tim. You will never be forgotten. May you rest in peace.

Christina
Saint Paul, MN

December 21, 2014

When I was at the visitation for Officer Tim Jones I witnessed a participant from the Special Olympics, who Tim had helped in the past, pay his respects and regards for Tim to the Jones family. What I witnessed was the most profound and humble expression of human appreciation that I have ever saw and will ever see in my life. I mention this brief story because it most suredly exemplifies the adage;
They are not heros for how they died.
They are heros for how they lived.
Eighteen years have passed, true and great heros are remembered forever.

Sergeant Paul Schanno
State of MN Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

August 20, 2012

You can take all your stars and bars and ribbons and gold shields and put them in a drawer. It's not the glitter but the man who keeps on coming even under fire that I want at my side when the nightmare happens. Nip you were that guy and we are all a little bit better people for knowing you. Without a second thought you made the ultimate sacrifice.

Sgt. Joe Flaherty
St. Paul Police Dept. Friend and co-worker

February 20, 2012

Saw the story on animal planet. Such a sad thing. But thank you both Tim Jones and Laser for your bravery. You will truly be missed and remembered for being so brave.

Danielle Barton

September 9, 2011

Officer Jones and Laser made the utmost sacrifice that a K-9 officer and his companion can make. St. Paul lost a dedicated pair of professionals. After seeing the remembered in a program about the St. Paul K-9 program I wanted to remind his family and fellow officers that even after almost seventeen years he is still with them. May Officer and K-9 rest in peace and always watch over their successors.

Trp. W. M. Goss Frm. E-540
NCSHP 55TH Basic School

August 6, 2011

I saw your story on Animal Planet's "K-9 Cops". It was obvious that your are still missed & loved by your family and your co-workers. Your agency thought enough of you to name their K-9 Training Facility after you--what an honor!

I hope you and Laser are still patrolling together, only now in Heaven. Walk a beat on Heaven's street, you've done your time in Hell!

9-1-1 dispatcher
TN

June 20, 2011

thank you OFF. JONES and your K-9 service and bravery may god bless your family

M.J. TRACY
citizen

March 25, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 15th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

August 26, 2009

Rest in Peace, Brother

Patrolman
Albert Lea Police Department, MN

April 30, 2009

May God continue to shine his Love towards your family, SPPD, and friends.

We will never forget.

Sincerely,

K9 Officer Paul Werth and "Dan"
USCBP Blaine, WA

January 8, 2009

FIDELI CERTA MERCES

“To the faithful there is certain reward”

Found on all U.S. Marine Corps Honorable discharge certificates, it represents the valor and sacrifices Marines gave to ensure "one nation under God" that is safe and secure for citizens around the world to live and flourish in. I believe the term also reflects your dedication and bravery in the line of duty.

Thank you for your service to your community and to your fellow Officers. We respect and honor you for who you were and what you meant to others.

CORPORAL
USMC VETERAN

May 22, 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

November 29, 2007

My prayers are with you and your family on this anniversary.

Former MD Police Officer
Fauquier County, Virginia

August 26, 2007

Officer Jones:

Many years ago when I was a young officer, I had the honor to meet you at a regional K-9 officer mtg. Being the truly seasoned professional that you were, you offered to help me in anyway you could to establish a K-9 unit at my department.

I was horrified the day that I heard of your murder as you and your K-9 were attempting to locate the scum bag who did the cowardly act of executing our brother Officer Ron Ryan that morning.

May your executioner rot in prison. I hope that you rest in peace as you so deserve it for your bravery. You are a hero that I am so glad to have met.


Retired Rochester PD

April 24, 2007

Officer Jones and K9 Laser-
Thank you for your service. You have not been forgotten.

January 23, 2006

God Bless this officer and his family.

March 6, 2005

May God bless you and your canine partner. I know Lazer was waiting at Rainbow Bridge when you arrived and you will never be separated again. Rest in peace you two, you are both honored heroes forever in our memory.

A citizen

October 8, 2004

Rest in peace Officer Jones. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of god." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman
Minneapolis Police Department

August 24, 2004

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