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

May God watch over your family and give them strength. There is no greater love than a man to lay down his life. To a fellow warrior, thank you, we'll take point.

Ofc. Vincent DiPietro
Twp of Franklin GC SWAT NJ

February 7, 2008

RANDY, I JUST WANT YOU TO NOW THAT YOU ARE BEING THOUGHT ABOUT ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES. WHILE I WAS IN A DEPARTMENTAL MEETING IN MISSISSIPPI I RECEIVED A TEXT MESSAGE ABOUT ONE OF THE MOST DECORATED AND PROFESSIONAL SWAT OFFICER BEING AMBUSHED AND FATALLY SHOT WHILE MAKING AN ENTRY. RANDY, IN YOUR 27 YEARS OF SERVICE ONLY GOD KNOWS HOW MANY PEOPLE YOU SAVED AND THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT YOUR 27 YEARS OF SERVICE MADE A IMPACT ON LOS ANGELES, THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THE UNITED STATES AS A WHOLE. YOU ARE GOING TO BE GREATLY MISSED AND THE COMMUNITY WILL FEEL THE IMPACT OF THIS TRAGIC INCIDENT. THOUGH YOU OR YOUR FAMILY WAS NOT READY FOR THIS.....GOD CHOSE TO RETIRE YOU AND BRING YOU HOME. MY FAMILY AND I WILL SAY A PRAYER FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. BOTHER YOU WILL LIVE ON FOREVER WITH THE THINGS YOU HAVE SHOWN THE HUNDREDS IF NOT THOUSANDS OF OFFICER THAT SURROUNDED YOU.

Cpl. L. Shipman
Moss Point Police Dept

February 7, 2008

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

February 7, 2008

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus Police Department, our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of Police Officer Randal (Randy) Simmons. Rest in Peace Brother, We now have the Watch.

PBA
Town of Camillus Police Department, Central New York

February 7, 2008

God bless you and your family. You are in our prayers and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

DE
St. Louis City Police

February 7, 2008

To the family of officer Simmons, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. My condolences to the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Departmrnt also.

Officer Simmons, Rest in peace and thank you for your service.

A. Griego
Albuquerque, NM

February 7, 2008

.....to the family of officer simmons , we here in birmningham extend our deepest condolences .there are no words to make the grief less painful . please know that we grieve with you , your loss is our loss and we are here...........officer simmons , my brother thank you for answering the call and sharing the thin blue with me , your service will never be forgotten.....rest gently brother , we have the watch from here.........

officer val pickens
b'ham pd / b'ham , al

February 7, 2008

Thank you for your courage..My prayers are with you, your family and all Officers.


Marion County Sheriff's Office Salem OR

February 7, 2008

Our many thoughts and prayers are with your agency and family during this tragic time!

President Jim Gilbert
Fraternal Order of Police,Capital City Lodge #9, Columbus, Ohio

February 7, 2008

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Officer Randal Simmons and to the entire Los Angeles Police Department. Thank you Ofc. Simmons for your years of dedication and service to the people of Los Angeles and your ultimate scarifice. RIP

Ofc. Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

February 7, 2008

To all who knew P.O. Randy Simmons, we here at the Internet Radio send our deepest condolences, prayers and thoughts to all who knew him.
Another wonderful officer taken from us by someone who had no value for another life. What a tragedy
The following is a Fallen Officer's Prayer that was found while a Pueblo Police Officer visited the N.Y.P.D. Museum & Ground Zero in 2005 Officer's Prayer

Fallen Officer’s Prayer
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 To 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 A Heavy Heart And Bended
Knee, I Ask For All Here From The
Past...
Dear God, Let My Name Be The Last.
GOD BLESS YOU ALL
Canon City, CO

Marilyn Robinson
CC-Pirate Internet Radio

February 7, 2008

Rest in peace, my brother. We'll take it from here.

Guy Lapointe
Quebec Provincial Police

February 7, 2008

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Los Angeles Police Department. Officer Simmons made the ultimate sacrafice today. May he rest in peace.

Citizen
Dallas, Texas

February 7, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, of Officer Simmons and the Los Angeles Police Department for you loss. Rest In Peace Officer Simmons and Thank you for your dedication to your department and the SWAT Team. you will not be forgoten

Reserve Officer
Berryville Police Department Arkansas

February 7, 2008

rest in peace Brother

Police Officer
Phoenix Police

February 7, 2008

Rest in peace for we have the watch now.

Offc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

February 7, 2008

God bless sir, I will say a prayer for you, your family, and your partners tonight.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

February 7, 2008

Our sincerest sympathy to the family of Officer Simmons, and his LAPD family as well. A coward dies a thousand deaths – the brave man once. Officer Simmons was obviously a brave man who deliberately put himself in harm’s way to save others. May he always be remembered and honored.

Sheriff
Illinois

February 7, 2008

just heard about you on the news. may you rest in peace.

deputy

February 7, 2008

REST IN PEACE.

DEPUTY CHIEF E.J. MORRIS
ROELAND PARK KANSAS P.D.

February 7, 2008

God speed Officer Simmons, you are a hero to the people of L.A. May God look over your family in this time of sorrow, we are all praying for them.

Officer V. T. Lester
Atlanta Police Department

February 7, 2008

Another brother tragically taken from us. To the family of PO Randy Simmons, my thoughts and prayers are with you. May our Heavenly Father comfort and protect you. We are all family and we care deeply for you. God bless.

Chief Gary Willis

Chief Gary W. Willis
Linville Land Harbor, NC Special Police

February 7, 2008

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the Los Angeles Police Department. May peace be with you during this tragic time. We grieve with you and know that your Hero will never be forgotten. To Officer Simmons' family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

The CSPD Wives Association
Colorado Springs Police Department

February 7, 2008

You are a HERO! Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Many prayers for your families and friends. I will pray especially for your team -- for the men and women in SWAT who share your devotion and love of the challenge.
Rest easy brother in blue. Your sacrifice is not in vain.

Miller
CPPD

February 7, 2008

God bless the family, friends and associates of this fallen officer.

Chief Jay Stripling
Andrew College Police Department

February 7, 2008

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