Chief of Police James E. Simpson

Chief of Police James E. Simpson

Lebanon Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, February 7, 1984

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James E. Simpson

Chief of Police Jim Simpson suffered a fatal heart attack while at the police station.

He was transported to Breech Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Chief Simpson had served with the Lebanon Police Department for 21 years and had previously served with the Springfield Police Department and St. Louis Police Department. He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters, and three grandchildren.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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