Tour of Duty: 21 years
Badge Number: 1321
Cause of Death: Duty related illness
Date of Incident: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Police Officer Timothy Haley died from brain bleed that he suffered while taking part in department training.
Officer Haley was a member of the SWAT team and was engaged in a SWAT physical excursion training exercise when he began to suffer from pain in the head and fell unconscious.
He was taken to the hospital, where it was determined that a blood vessel in his brain had ruptured, and that he was brain dead. Officer Haley remained on life support for five days so that his organs could be donated.
Officer Haley had served with the Columbus Division of Police for 21 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, mother, brother and sisters.
Agency Contact Information
Columbus Division of Police
120 Marconi Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 645-4545
Please contact the Columbus Division of Police for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.