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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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Map of Procession Route

A map of the procession route courtesy of SDOT. Memorial Procession Map

Message to all Honor Guards

Honor Guards wishing to participate in Officer Brenton’s memorial are requested to be at Key Arena ready to practice at 8:00 am on Friday, November 6th.  Parking has been reserved at the Seattle Center 1st Avenue North garage, located at 1st Avenue North and North Thomas Street.   For information regarding… [ Keep reading ]

Memorial Procession for Officer Brenton to be Held November 6

The following is the memorial procession for Officer Brenton’s memorial on Friday, November 6th.  Motorists should expect significant traffic delays along the route.  A memorial procession along city streets for Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton will be held on Friday, November 6. Approximately 1,000 to 1,500 vehicles will depart at… [ Keep reading ]

Statement from Officer Brenton’s family

The following is a statement from the family of Officer Tim Brenton: “The family of Officer Tim Brenton would like to thank the community for the tremendous outpouring of support.  Even with the tragic loss, Tim’s wife and children are finding solace in the support from the police community, their… [ Keep reading ]

Brenton Family Assistance Fund established

There has been a fund established for the family of Officer Timothy Brenton.  Donations may be made at any Bank of America branch under the “Brenton Family Assistance Fund.”

Update on memorial service for Officer Timothy Brenton

The memorial service for Officer Timothy Brenton is scheduled for Friday, November 6th at 1:00 p.m. at the Key Arena. The Seattle Police Department is in the process of establishing a bank account for Officer Brenton’s family.  More information about that will be available soon. The men and women of the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]