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

Minneapolis Police Department

August 24, 2004

As a young law enforcement student, I was privileged to have an internship with the St. Paul K9 Unit. During many ride-alongs, I formed a friendship with several members of the unit. There was kind of a cocky guy named "Nip" that used to razz me alot. He was tough on the inside but would melt at the mention of one of his children. Eventually, along with his close K9 buddy Officer Pat, I joined the duo on several K9 training adventures in the state. The twosome were most definitely the witty warriors of the K9 unit. Oh the fun I so remember! When I saw the news report in live action on the day Nip lost his life . . . I simply remember having a guttural pain when a newscaster broke in to report a K9 officer had been murdered. I knew it was someone I knew. To learn it was Nip was devastating. Seeing Pat's pain with the loss of his best friend was as unbearable. Life changed for so many people on that one fateful day. I will long remember Nip's funeral as his comrades made the long carry up the Cathedral stairs and a lone K9 dog cried in the silence. There was beauty and deep sadness in the sight of mounted Canadian police, and many honor guards and thousands of officers and people lining miles of roadway to say: "Thanks Nip!"
Yes, Nip, the memories are long . . . you are not forgotten! You gave it your all!

Anonymous (retired law enforcement)

August 20, 2004


The story of your death is certainly a story of the death of a true hero. You will never be forgotten Officer Jones. Rest in peace sir.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 9, 2004

On behalf of the Connecticut Police Work Dog Association, I would like to express our deepest regards and sympathy to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Timothy Jones. You gave the ultimate sacrifice. Timothy, you may be gone, but you will NEVER be forgotten. Rest in peace blue angel and thank you for your service.

James A. Cortina

Connecticut Police Work Dog Association

February 12, 2004

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me."

Isaiah 6:8

October 18, 2003

At SPPD, the highest compliment an officer can receive is to be called a "Cop's Cop" by his colleagues. A Cop's Cop. Truly this was Tim Jones.


October 18, 2003

Rest easy blue angel, you and K-9 Laser are not forgotten.

September 14, 2003

Tim was a cop everybody looked up to. I was across the street when the fatal shots rang out and Tim was out of my sight. Tim was fearless and starting checking this location when others had left. I was covering the wide perimeter we had set up to nab the killer of another officer Ron Ryan earlier that morning. I remember Tim exiting his car and standing with his K-9 Laser looking around the whole area before proceeding. approx 10 mins later the killer had fatally shot Tim & his K-9 while hiding in a fish-house nearby with officer Ryans gun. The coward was found an hr later or so hiding under some plywood and throw his weapons next door from the area he was found. The worst day of my career to loose these two friends. Everytime I reflect I can still hear those shots. Tim & Ron will be forever in our hearts. The K-9 unit has named the unit in memory of Tim Jones. He was quite a guy and didnt seem to be afraid of anything. Bless his family he left behind.A local artist created a painting in Tim , Laser and Rons memory called HEAVENS GATE. A copy is posted at the East side Team office. Tim thanks for being a cops cop and backing me up on my calls. Officer Rennie Renteria Sq 322 {ret} 7-25-02.


May god look over and bless the loved ones you left behind

PO Andrew
Chicago PD

Your memory is held precious by all of us you died to protect. May God bless and keep you for the enormity of your sacrifice.


It was a sad day for all the men and women that wear blue

Brett J. Brubaker

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