Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 597
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 5/25/1996
Officer Anthony Simms succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier after being struck by a vehicle while running radar in the 9th Street Tunnel. He had stopped four cars in the tunnel and as was struck as he was getting back into his patrol car.
The person who struck Officer Simms was caught after a brief foot chase and charged with reckless driving.
Officer Simms was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 10 years.