Tenn. officer dies after being found unresponsive at police station

Officer Tim Mullen was remembered as an amazing police officer and a friend to many

Duty Death: Tim Mullen - [Ripley, Tennessee]

End of Service: 09/08/2021

By Suzie Ziegler 

RIPLEY, Tenn. — The Ripley Police Department is in mourning after Officer Tim Mullen died late Wednesday while on duty. 

According to WREG, Mullen was taken to the hospital after a staff member found him unresponsive at the police station. Mullen died despite life-saving efforts. 

Mullen had worked with the department for over a decade, according to police. 

“Officer Tim Mullen will always have a special place in the hearts and minds of the Ripley Police Department and this community,” the department wrote on Facebook. “Tim was an amazing police officer, a friend to many, and a wonderful husband.” 


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