FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Compression Tactical Bra - Cheata Tactical
Patented technology is designed to provide the stability of 2-3 sports bras,...

Top News

Threatening Note Left at Seattle Police Car Arson, Days Before Officer Shooting

November 05, 2009  | 

A threatening note was left at the scene of an Oct. 22 arson that destroyed three Seattle vehicles -- nine days before an officer was shot to death and another was wounded -- but specific officers were not directly targeted, police said Wednesday.

Speaking at a news briefing Wednesday, Assistant Chief Jim Pugel did not link that crime to the Saturday shooting death of field training officer Tim Brenton and the wounding of his partner, Britt Sweeney.

About 5 a.m. Oct. 22, someone sneaked into the city's Charles Street maintenance yard and torched three police cruisers and one mobile command vehicle.

Left behind were fliers referencing "police brutality" that specifically mentioned a recent King County case involving a sheriff's deputy who beat a teenage girl in a SeaTac holding cell after she kicked a shoe at him, according to a law enforcement bulletin.

Police also found evidence of possible pipe bombs, according to a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation.

Read Full Story at SeattlePI.com

Related Articles:

Seattle PD Investigates Link Between Officer's Slaying, Patrol Car Arson

Seattle Officer Killed, Trainee Wounded in Halloween Drive-by


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns in Wake of OIS
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who...
Video: MI Officer's Wife Makes Teddy Bears for Victimized Kids from Old Police Uniforms
Police officers are wary when it comes to throwing out their retired uniforms - fearing it...
LAPD Officer at Center of Cadet Scandal Charged with Sexual Crimes on Minor
He is accused of sexually assaulting the cadet in three separate incidents at three...
Savannah City Council Cancels Police Merger with County
In a special Savannah (GA) City Council meeting Friday morning, members voted 8-0...
MS Undersheriff Calls Out "Cowardly Punks" After 30 Rounds Fired at Officer's Home
Jenkins and his wife were at home at the time of the incident, but neither were injured,...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine