The City of Copperas Cove announced the passing of Chief of Police and Assistant City Manager Timothy "Tim" Molnes after a lengthy illness on Sunday afternoon (May 30th).

According to the City of Copperas Cove, Chief Molnes served as Chief of Police since 1999 and had served the community for 36 years since 1980.

Chief Molnes was respected by many and will be deeply missed by his family, friends and co-workers. - press release from City of Copperas Cove

Funeral arrangements will be released as they become available. We send our heartfelt condolences to The Molnes family.