Police Officer Thomas L. Roberts

Police Officer Thomas L. Roberts

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, April 10, 1898

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Thomas L. Roberts

Police Officer Thomas Roberts was shot and killed by two suspects he and his partner were questioning at the intersection of East Jefferson Street and 18th Avenue.

Officer Roberts' partner was also shot but recovered.

Officer Roberts had served with the Seattle Police Department for four years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

suspicious person

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Officer Roberts,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Seattle.


United States Border Patrol

April 10, 2023

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