Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Randal David Simmons

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, February 7, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Randal David Simmons

Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and fellow brothers/sisters.


Former PO from Columbus, OH

February 7, 2008

Rest in Peace - You are in a better place now - My prayers and condolences to your family.

Officer R. Harris
CHP - Oceanside

February 7, 2008

OUR PRAYERS GO OUT TO OFFICER SIMMONS, HIS FAMILY AND THE LAPD FOR THE LOSE OF TRUE HERO, WHO WAS PROTECTING THE CITIZENS OF CALIFORNIA.  OFFICER SIMMONS WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.GOD BLESS YOU, BROTHER IN BLUE.

SGT RUTILO QUEZADA
SMITH COUNTY SHERIFF - TYLER, TX

February 7, 2008

It is yet another sad day for the family of law enforcement, as we loose one of our own. My families prayers and thoughts go out to Ofc. Simmons family and close ones on this horrible day.

My department and I know first hand what it feels like to loose a Police Officer / SWAT member, as we lost our own hero Ofc. S.Carrera EOW 10/18/07.

Just like all other heros, You are gone but not forgotten!! God speed and R.I.P.

Police officer - D.Padilla #188
Rialto Police Department

February 7, 2008

I can only imagine the sense of loss that Officer Simmons' family is feeling at this point. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the fellow officers. RIP and may God bless!

D Faust
Father of a Phoenix (AZ) Police Officer

February 7, 2008

My condolences go out to your family and loved ones. Thank you for all you years of service and may you rest in peace. You will not be forgotten.

Shanon Dreyer, Supervisor
Palomar College Police Academy

February 7, 2008

RIP brother. Godspeed.

P/O Christopher Mulderrig
Philadelphia Police Department

February 7, 2008

My sincere condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of P/O Simmons.

SGT. Jim Morace #458
PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

February 7, 2008

As a resident of England Police Officers getting killed in the line of duty is somewhat rare, since discoving the Officer Down Memorial Page it saddens me greatly that this happens in the US and surrounding area on a nearly daily basis. These people are brave beyond belief, risking and sometimes losing their lives protecting others, they are all heros and should never by forgotten.
God bless you all

Mark Coulson
Private Citizen

February 7, 2008

I never dreamed it would be me
My name for all eternity
Recorded here at this hallowed place
Alas, my name, no more my face

"In the line of duty" I hear them say
My family now the price will pay
My folded flag stained with their tears
We only had those few short years

The badge no longer on my chest
I sleep now in eternal rest
My sword I pass to those behind
And pray they keep this thought in mind

I never dreamed it would be me
And with heavy heart and bended knee
I ask for all here from the past
Dear God, let my name be the last


LAPD OFFICER

February 7, 2008

I am saddened that a life of dedicated service was cut short in yet another senseless act of violence. My condolences to Officer Simmons' family and the men and women of the LAPD.

Jeff Shouldice, Director
Kalamazoo Valley Community College

February 7, 2008

Our deepest sympathies go out to the family,loved ones, and team mates of Officer Simmons.Rest easy brother...


Buffalo,NY PD SWAT

February 7, 2008

God bless the family of Police Officer Randal Simmons and to all the brave members of the Los Angeles Police Department for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Trooper
New Jersey State Police

February 7, 2008

I am so sorry for your loss.
Susie of Barling, Arkansas.

Susie Cross
Sister of Police Officer

February 7, 2008

No words could ever express the feeling I had when I heard of your death, but rest assured your memory will never die. Rest in peace my brother.

Sgt. M. Freeman
Spartanburg County SC SWAT

February 7, 2008

RIP Brother. Our family is missing a big piece...

PII
LAPD

February 7, 2008

Rest in Peace...

Detective
Syracuse Police Dept,NY

February 7, 2008

My prayers go out to the LAPD and the family of Officer Simmons.

Patrol Officer J. Norton
St. Joseph MO. Police Dept.

February 7, 2008

My heart and prayers go out to the Los Angeles Police Department as a whole, especially the SWAT Team, Officer Simmons Family and Friends. As a fellow SWAT Operator I was sad and angry to hear the news this morning as we watched the situation unfold at morning briefing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Deputy Geoff Rochester
Napa County Sheriff's Office

February 7, 2008

What a shame to see another officer gone. My condolences to the LAPD and the rest of the family.

Captain Michael Becker
Genesee County Sheriff's Office, Flint Michigan

February 7, 2008

With Heartfelt Sympathy...
May it console you to know
others care,
Think of you warmly,
and in every prayer,
Ask God to bless you
with courage to bear
the sorrow that now fills your heart.

Chris Agostarola
civilian

February 7, 2008

Today is a very SAD DAY for the family, friends and LAPD for the loss of a great WARRIOR and HERO.
Today is a GREAT DAY for the Heavens - A day in which SWAT Officer Simmons may stand at Arms with the Great Michael the Archangel and guard the Great Gates of Heaven.
My Heart, Soul and Wishes go out to family, friends and Brothers in Blue.
SWAT Officer Cortez

Master Police Officer Cortez
Suffolk Police Department, VA

February 7, 2008

Just woke to the horrible news that we at the LAPD lost a brother officer this morning. My heart goes out to both families. God rest your soul Randy. You will not be forgotten.

Officer J. Munguia
LAPD

February 7, 2008

My deepest thoughts and prayers go to your family, friends, and co-workers during this tragic time...You are a true hero to all of the citizens of the City of Los Angeles, the State of California, and our wonderful country. I wish I could have been there to help you during your moment of truth---we would have suppressed this evil together, or would have fallen beside each other while trying. This is the bond that your brothers in uniform hold onto each day we go to work.

I've faced similar circumstances as those in which you fell. But by the grace of God, I had a reprieve of fate. Thank you for your selflessness in not only today's encounter, but for your entire adult life of serving to make our world a better place. We will continue these efforts for you now that you are gone. Salute.

Police Corporal

February 7, 2008

Such a tragic end to a long career and service to your community. God bless you for the job that you did. May you rest in peace.

Deputy Doug Sullivan
Fresno County Sheriff's Dept. (CA)

February 7, 2008

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