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Officer Anthony W. Simms | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

Officer

Anthony W. Simms

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Monday, June 3, 1996

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 597

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 5/25/1996

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Arrested

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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.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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June 3, 2015

 

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