Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Timothy Q. Brenton

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, October 31, 2009

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Reflections for Police Officer Timothy Q. Brenton

I lived in LaConner at the same time he was an officer there. He had the best sense of humor. You could tell he truly enjoyed his job. I just wish that these criminals would realize that they are not just killing an officer. They are killing dads, moms, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles. The uniform does not define them. It is their profession, not their life. My condolences to his wife (Who is another hero in light of the Lakewood shootings, his children, his extended family and his fellow officers. I have friends in the small town I live in now that are police officers and this and the Lakewood murders have affected everyone. God Speed Officer Brenton. "Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets. You already did your time in Hell."


December 9, 2009

Officer Brenton, your family and friends continue to be in my thoughts and prayers during this holiday season, and in the face of the recent murders in Lakewood, WA. I attended your memorial service, and was so moved by the stories of what a fun and remarkable man you were. Thank you so much for your service.

Julie High

December 3, 2009

Thank you for your years of service to your country and community. I will keep your family, friends and co-workers in my prayers and thoughts.

Patrol Mary King
Heavener PD

December 3, 2009

You were targeted for who you were, a policeman. You served your country and community and paid the ultimate price. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. Rest in peace, brother.

PO Ari Maas

November 30, 2009

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

Sgt Oleson

November 30, 2009

To the family and co-workers of Officer Timothy Brenton: I was shocked by the circumstances that claimed the life of your loved one/friend. Police Officers are exposed to great dangers at times-the evilness and violence of others. God Bless the life and memory of Officer Brenton. He will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

November 30, 2009

Timothy, You are yet another brother that ended watch early. Rest in peace brother, you did what you had to, we'll take it from here.

Deputy Johnie Ogden
Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office

November 29, 2009

God bless you and your family/ hats off to the people who helped find the suspect. Great work on the officers/detectives work and marksmanship.
Now it needs to be time for justice!


November 29, 2009

Tim, I said an extra prayer for your family today. I know its got to be an emotional time still for them. Hope they know they are not alone and we all greive over your passing. So sorry it had to be like this.

Lane Family - Arlington, WA
Family of Ferry County WA Undersheriff Matthew J Lane, EOW 5/30/2003

November 26, 2009

Rest in peace Officer Brenton, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you very much for your service!


November 25, 2009

God Bless your family and the department. Thanks for all your service we have your watch Brother, rest in peace and may you be with God. "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the Sons of God".

Detective Mark Copeland
Stanislaus Sheriffs Office
Modesto, CA 2009-24-11

Detective Mark Copeland
Stanislaus Sheriffs Office, Brother in LE

November 24, 2009

My thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Brenton's family, friends and members of the Seattle Police.

Officer L. Todeschini
Syracuse Police Department, NY

November 19, 2009

Rest in peace brother, you will not beforgotten by the thin blue line. Our prayers go out to you, your family, and your dept. You have served your community and country well.

ofc. charles robson (ret)

November 17, 2009

My condolences go out to the family of Office Timothy Brenton. I appreciate the job that officers do each day while working under sometimes what turn out to be dangerous and fatal conditions! May God bring you comfort and strength in this difficult time.

sister of a Seattle Police Officer

November 16, 2009

My thoughts & prayers are with you. Rest easy.

Cindy, Arkansas
sister of slain Officer Randy Basnett, eow 9-24-1976

November 15, 2009

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of P.O. Timothy Brenton~you're in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. May you find comfort and support with those around you.
God bless you and rest in peace, Officer Brenton.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of a fallen MI P.O. eow 2004

November 15, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Brenton. I know that words can not comfort you at this time, but know that the coward who took Officer's Brenton life will get what he deserves on judgement day. Officer Brenton was the true definition of a HERO. May he rest in peace.

Police Officer L. Garcia
Los Angeles Police Department

November 15, 2009

Thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten. May God bless your family, friends, coworkers and department. "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the Sons of God". Aloha.

Honolulu, HI

November 15, 2009

Thank you Sir, for your service. Your killer and everyone like him have a special place reserved in hell. We will strive to ensure that.

Corporal R.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

November 14, 2009

To the Brenton family I'm truly sorry for the loss of Tim! I was at the memorial service on Friday and it was a beautiful service. The Seattle Police Department has lost a great man also his family will be losing a great husband, father, son, brother, etc.....

Sheryl Obermiller
Sister of Officer George William Raffield Jr, MPD EOW 10/23/87

November 13, 2009

Officer Brenton,
I met your children last week at your house. You can be proud.
"Cowards face death many times, the valiant face it but once"
Rest in Peace.

Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

November 13, 2009

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia Co. Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

November 12, 2009

Officer Brenton, you took an oath to protect and serve the citizens of Seattle and the State of Washington and this great country of ours.

In the performance of duty, you made the ultimate sacrifice. There is no greater example of honor.

May your loved ones, friends, co-workers find peace. May the citizens realize the sacrifice made by the law enforcement officers every second of every day. Your memory lives on through you friends, relatives and our brothers and sisters of the S.P.D.

Rest in peace Officer Benton, we have got it from here.

Vince Iello

November 12, 2009

Session 47 of the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, in Schenectady New York, would like to send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Timothy Q. Brenton. His years of service and dedication to his community and our country will never be forgotten. We appreciate his years of service as a training officer and his sacrifice will always be remembered.

Session 47
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

November 12, 2009

Thank you for your service. May God bless you and keep you in heaven as you continue to protect us all. Rest in Peace as you will never be forgotten.


November 12, 2009

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