Officer James Simmons

Officer James Simmons

North Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, October 12, 1992

James Simmons

Officer James Simmons was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during a seminar they were attending in Louisville, Kentucky.

The detective's weapon was accidentally discharged in their hotel room at the Holiday Inn South-Airport.

Officer Simmons had served with the North Charleston Police Department for 6 months. He is survived by his sons, parents, and two sisters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 350

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Location Kentucky

accidental discharge

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26 years my friend but yet it seems like only yesterday. Know that your loved ones still carry you close to their heart and memories are never far from thought.

Pfc T Beutler
Chas Co Sheriff Office retired/Dorch Co Sheriff Office Part time

October 4, 2018

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