With a heavy heart, Chief Rick Hite and the Men and Women of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department announce the Funeral (Home Going) Arrangements for IMPD Officer Timothy “Tim” Day. Officer Day died last Wednesday, September 25, 2013 of a heart attack while attending a Wednesday evening service at his church. He was 51.
Viewing for Officer Day will be Friday, October 4, 2013 from 12 Noon to 8pm at his beloved Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 1501 N. College Ave. IMPD Flag Presentation will begin at 2:00pm on that day. Viewing for Officer Day will also be Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 10am to 12 Noon. With Funeral Services to follow at 12 Noon. Also at Grace Missionary Baptist Church.
Officer Day will be honored with the IMPD’s “Type B” funeral honors which are reserved for IMPD Police Officers who die while on active duty, but not in the line-of-duty. The honors rendered to Officer Day will include, but not limited to, IMPD’s Chief’s Honor Guard, Flag Detail, Mounted Unit, and a Motorcycle Escort.
IMPD Officer Timonthy “Tim” Day was a 26-year veteran of the Indianapolis Police Department (IPD)/Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department joining the Indianapolis Police Department December 8, 1986. Officer Day spent his entire career at the rank of Patrol Officer serving the Indianapolis community on the West, North, and Northwest sides of town. In 2001 Officer Day was detailed to the West District Narcotics Unit where he made a difference in the Haughville and Riverside communities for four extraordinary years. In 2008 Officer Day was assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit where he remained until his untimely death.
Officer Day received several letters of accomplishments/commendations from some past IPD Chiefs of Police such as, James D. Toler and Michael Zunk, Deputy Chiefs Tim Horty and current IMPD Major of Operations Tom Kern, Deputy Chief of Operations Scott Haslar and IMPD Chief Richard Hite. Officer Day was nominated/or received Certificates of Commendation, Honor Awards Certificate of Commendation, Unit Citations for the participation in the Violent Crimes Unit, Neighborhood Resource Officers, and West District Narcotics.
Officer Timothy “Tim” Day is survived by his mother, sister and three brothers, the entire Indianapolis community and the greater law enforcement community here and elsewhere. AM 1310 The Light, joins the entire Indianapolis community in mourning the passing of Officer Timothy “Tim” Day. And we express our deepest sympathies to his family. But we know that Officer Day is at Rest and Peace with the God he loved and served.