Police Officer Karl Duane Simons

Police Officer Karl Duane Simons

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 13, 1996

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Karl Duane Simons

Officer Simons was killed in an accident after he lost control of his patrol car on I-710 while responding to an auto theft in progress call. The patrol car split in half, ejecting him from the car. He was struck by several cars after landing on the roadway.

Officer Simons had served with the agency for 3 years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Officer Simons,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Long Beach. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 13, 2021

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