Detective Timothy Biggs Retires

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Detective Timothy Biggs Retires

Detective Biggs, a Greenwich native, was sworn in as a Greenwich Police Officer in February of 1986 and graduated from the 194th session of the Connecticut Municipal Police Basic Police Academy. In 1997 he was promoted to Accident Car Investigator (Master Police Officer) and promoted again in 2002 to Detective. Detective Biggs was also a long-serving member of the Departments Special Response Unit (SRU).

During Tim’s early career he distinguished himself by expertly solving many dynamic situations that required a quick and measured response. His success on the road as a patrol officer resulted in his being assigned for the last 12 years to the Detective Division.

Detective Biggs’ file contains numerous Departmental commendations for excellent police work and actions exemplifying the best tradition of police service. These commendations span his career from Patrol Officer to Accident Car to Detective. Detective Biggs’ commendations are representative of the full range of crime in Greenwich. He has received Chief Commendations for investigations and apprehensions for: Serious Accident Investigations, Auto Theft, Burglaries, Frauds, Homicides, Kidnapping, Auto and Foot Pursuits, and Robberies. He has also been recognized for his life-saving efforts on medical calls and his professional conduct during security details for Presidential visits and other dignitaries.

Detective Biggs’ efforts were always instrumental to the successful conclusion in many investigations. His outstanding investigative abilities resulted in his being recognized as the Officer of the Month in January 2011. Detective Biggs and his partners conducted a 12-month investigation into eleven Greenwich burglaries that ultimately resulted in the arrest of two career criminals and the recovery of thousands upon thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen property.

Detective Biggs file similarly contains numerous letters of appreciation from local citizens. They all recount his professionalism and compassion. Of special note is the letter detailing his act of genuine charity and humanity when he spearheaded a group of officers and citizens to assist a destitute and mentally challenged man getting home to Pennsylvania. He coordinated and cajoled many different institutions including a bus company to accomplish the task.

“Tim’s accomplishments are indicative of a highly accomplished and professional police officer who has positively affected so many of our citizens. We are fortunate that Tim will continue to share his institutional knowledge in retirement. Detective Biggs will continue to serve the Town of Greenwich as a volunteer Special Police Officer. I am very proud to have served with Tim and wish him the best in the next stage of his life.”