Correctional Officer Timothy Allen Betts

Photo of Correctional Officer Timothy Allen Betts
End of Watch: Sun, Aug 26th, 2012
Date of Incident: Sun, Aug 26th, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 15 years
Age: 51


His wife Gloria, son Timothy, daughters Amy and Ashley, and grandchildren Adilea and Brylea


As Officer Betts and four other officers moved an unruly inmate to the segregation unit of the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, Officer Betts collapsed. Other officers immediately began CPR and used an Automated External Defibrillator ("AED") before an ambulance arrived. Officer Betts was transported to Sullivan County Community Hospital where he died a short time later.


Indiana Department of Correction Patch
302 West Washington Street E-334
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
(371) 232-5711


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