Deputy Sheriff Neil Simpkins

Deputy Sheriff Neil Simpkins

Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Monday, June 2, 1924

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Neil Simpkins

Deputy Sheriff Neil Simpkins was shot and killed in Idaho Falls while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for violating the liquor law.

The suspect was apprehended, convicted of second-degree murder, and sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison. He was paroled in 1930.

Deputy Simpkins was survived by his wife and 11 children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1930

alcohol violation, warrant service

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Deputy Sheriff Simpkins,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Booneville County. And to your Family and loved ones. I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

June 2, 2024

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