Sergeant Timothy A. Roy
Shield 2926
Traffic Control Division Bus Unit

Timothy Roy was on his way to traffic court when he got the news of the World Trade Center disaster and ran to help. He was last seen in Building 5 helping a burn victim. "That was him. The first one on any scene. Right in there," said his wife, Stacey.

Roy, 36, is a sergeant for the bus squad of the New York City Police Department. The lifelong Massapequa Park resident is a graduate of Berner High School in Massapequa. He and his wife have three children-Caitlyn, 10, Brittney, 7, and Timmy Jr., 3. Roy, a 16-year veteran of the police department, has eight siblings, including three brothers in the fire department and another brother who is a police officer. Among Roy's awards is a unit citation for his work during the Crown Heights riot in 1991.

- New York Newsday Victim Database 2001

Sergeant Timothy A. Roy, 36, was appointed to the NYPD on July 8, 1985, and began his career on patrol in Neighborhood Stabilization Unit 13. He was promoted to sergeant in March 1991, and assigned to the Traffic Control Division in November 1995. He also worked in the 68, 71 and 73 Precincts. Sergeant Roy, who loved the outdoors, took family vacations as often as possible. He also had a passion for golf and maintained an 18 handicap. He is survived by his wife Stacey; children Brittney, Caitlyn and Timothy Jr; mother Ida Mae; sister Linda; and brothers James, an active Firefighter; Doug and John both of whom are retired firefighters, Gary, a retired Housing police officer, and Kenny. His late father Kenneth was a retired FDNY firefighter.
- SPRING 3100, Commemorative Issue

(patch created by Dee Cook for the
CubScout Pack 233 Memorial American Flag Quilt)

(patch from Barnum Woods Elementary School Quilt)