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Patrolman Kevin Simmons | Spencer Police Department, Oklahoma Spencer Police Department, Oklahoma


Kevin Simmons

Spencer Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Thursday, December 9, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: Not available

Badge # 11

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Died in prison

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Patrolman Kevin Simmons was shot and killed during a traffic stop.

Unknown to Patrolman Simmons, the two offenders just burglarized a local drugstore. The men began to struggle with Patrolman Simmons in an attempt to gain control of his service weapon. During the struggle one of the attackers was shot in the stomach. The second was able to gain control of the gun and shoot Patrolman Simmons in the head.

The assailants escaped but were later captured. The shooter was sentenced to life in prison where he later died.

Patrolman Kevin Simmons was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his mother, four brothers, and five sisters.

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Your passing was a wake call for me. I was glad to be able to be in the capture of your killer. I remember you. Peace to your family.

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June 16, 2015


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