Policeman Robert Simons

Policeman Robert Simons

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, February 17, 1909

Robert Simons

Policeman Robert Simons was struck and killed by a Reading Railroad freight train at 52nd Street.

Policeman Simons was an 11-year veteran of the force.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 3218

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Officer Simons,
On today, the 107th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol

February 17, 2016

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