Police Officer Terry Scott Simmons

Police Officer Terry Scott Simmons

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, December 4, 1969

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Terry Scott Simmons

Police Officer Terry Simmons was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car went over the guardrail of the Vandeventer Overpass on Highway 40. The patrol car plunged 60-feet onto Market Street and landed on its roof.

Officer Simmons was a veteran of the US Navy and had been with the agency for exactly one year and two days. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Officer Simmons,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 4, 2019

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