Pittsburgh Police Announce the Passing of Sergeant Timothy Werner

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 2, 2021) -- The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is mourning the loss of a veteran member of the force today.

Sergeant Timothy 'Tim' Werner, 49, of Pittsburgh, passed away this morning at Mercy Hospital following complications from the COVID-19 virus, with members of his Pittsburgh Police family by his side.

Tim was entering his 22nd year with the Pittsburgh Police, having graduated in the May 15, 2000 recruit class.

He worked for many years as an officer in Zones 4 and 5, but most recently as a supervisor in the property room at Police Headquarters.

"It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Sergeant Tim Werner. Tim has been a friend to many and a dedicated public servant for the City of Pittsburgh for many years. It's going to be extremely difficult not seeing Tim at Police Headquarters every day. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. He will be truly missed," said Police Chief Scott Schubert. 

Sergeant Werner is predeceased by his parents and will be dearly missed by his brothers and sisters in the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. 

Funeral arrangements will be private.




Cara Cruz
Public Information Officer
Public Safety