Officer Brenton Memorial plaque dedication ceremony today

Two years ago today, Officer Timothy Brenton was killed in the line of duty.  Today, at 2:00 pm, we will reflect upon what this day means to the Department by dedicating a plaque to Officer Brenton on the Seattle Police Department Memorial Wall inside the main lobby of Seattle Police Department Headquarters at 610 5th […]
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Tim Brenton Leschi Community Memorial dedication today

This afternoon there will be a public dedication of a memorial to Officer Timothy Brenton at 29th Avenue and East Yesler Way.  This is the location where Officer Brenton was killed exactly one year ago today. The idea for the permanant memorial at this location was formulated by the Leschi community as a way to commemorate the life […]
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Brenton family statement – December 14th arraignment

Surrounded by family and friends, Lisa Brenton read this statement to Seattle-area media representatives after Christopher Monfort was arraigned for the murder of her husband, Officer Tim Brenton. Tim Brenton – Humble integrity People who know me would never describe me as helpless.  However, over the last month that is how have I felt – […]
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Brenton family statement

The Brenton family has asked the Seattle Police Department to release the below  statement in light of the four Lakewood police officers killed in the line of duty. Our hearts ache for the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens and Officer Gregory Richards.  We pray that they will be granted […]
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Suspect Monfort planned more Murder & Mayhem

On November 6th at approximately 2:36 p.m. Seattle Police Homicide detectives received a tip about a car matching the description of a possible suspect vehicle used in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton.  Detectives responded to an apartment complex parking lot in the 13700 block of 56th Avenue South in Tukwila, located the possible suspect […]
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SPD statement regarding Brenton murder investigation

On the afternoon of November 6th , 2009, Seattle Police Homicide detectives received a tip about a Datsun 210 matching the description of a possible suspect vehicle used in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton. Detectives responded to a parking lot in the 13700 block of 56th Avenue South in Tukwila. While detectives were investigating […]
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Murder suspect profile; vehicle of interest images

The below statment was read by Assistant Chief Jim Pugel at a Seattle Police Headquarters news briefing on November 5th, 2009 at 3 p.m. “While I cannot discuss all of our current investigation details and methods, please know that we are working with local, state and federal agencies to process all of the forensic evidence.  […]
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Officer Brenton’s biography

    Timothy Quinn Brenton was born in Seattle on February 9, 1970. He spent his early childhood in Poulsbo and Woodinville, Washington. His mother fondly remembers Tim teaching himself to read at three years old from a subscription to National Geographic. He later lived in West Seattle, where he graduated from West Seattle High […]
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Flag raising ceremony at the Space Needle

At 10:00 am this morning, Thursday, November 5th, 2009, the Seattle Police Honor Guard will raise a 20 X 30 foot (600 square feet) flag on top of the Space Needle to honor our fallen brother, Officer Timothy Brenton.   This flag will be flown on top of the Space Needle from 10:00 am today through […]
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