Sergeant James (Tim) Timothy Chapin
Chattanooga Tennessee Police Department
End of Watch: Saturday, April 2, 2011
Tour of Duty: 27 years
Sergeant Tim Chapin was shot and killed after responding to a mid-morning robbery at a pawn shop. Six officers responded to the call and upon arrival the suspect opened fire on the officers from inside the store.
The suspect fled the store on foot and exchanged gunfire with the officers a short distance away. Sergeant Chapin was killed in the exchange and another officer was injured.
Sergeant Chapin is survived by his wife and two children.
Rest in Peace Bro…We’ll Continue The Watch
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.