Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Dennis Oliver Simmonds

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Reflections for Sergeant Dennis Oliver Simmonds

Never forgotten by the Officers of the Boston Police Department.

Retired PO Robert E. Anthony Historian
Boston Police Department

April 10, 2022

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

April 10, 2021

Thank you for your service! You will always be remembered in my heart!

Karen Hodsdon

August 30, 2020

Thank you for your service and thank you for helping to catch the bombers. Continue to rest in eternal peace peace

Mark Mottola

April 10, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Simmonds.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 2, 2019

I remember. I know your story and that you did not die in vain, but a hero. Your mama, father and sister are forever on my heart.

Lauri Gesner
WCSD Wife

April 20, 2019

They announced your name during the tour yesterday over all channels for BPD. Can't believe it's been 5 years since you've been gone. We miss you DJ. Rest in Peace brother.

Officer Robert Cordasco
Boston Police Department, Boston, Mass

April 11, 2019

Rest in peace Sergeant Simmonds.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 10, 2019

Everyone should read DJ's story. I will visit his place on our wall in DC during Police Week this year. https://www.policeone.com/2017-in-review/articles/468251006-Unsung-hero-The-story-of-the-Boston-bombings-fifth-victim/

Officer and Chaplain M.C. Williams
Elizabeth (CO) PD

April 1, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 11, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 18, 2018

Thank you for your service to this great country. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends.

Officer Kenneth Forrest
Aurora Police Department

April 14, 2018

Rest in perpetual peace my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 10, 2018

R.I.P

Sergeant
NYPD

April 2, 2017

I just found out about your loss. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.

Mark Carpenter
Nassau Bay Police Dept. (retired Officer)

March 17, 2017

RIP Officer, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer-retired
New York Police Department

March 15, 2017

RIP Officer, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer-retired
New York Police Department

March 15, 2017

RIP Officer, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer-retired
New York Police Department

March 15, 2017

RIP Officer, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer-retired
New York Police Department

March 15, 2017

RIP Officer, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Police Officer-retired
New York Police Department

March 15, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 20, 2017

Officer Simmonds, I did not know you personally and only learned of your death while reading a Policeone dotcom article today. It was heartbreaking reading your story, how you survived the Boston Marathon Bomb Blast only to be taken months later by that same injury. My prayers and condolences to your family for having to go through that pain and horror twice. I hope to meet you one day in heaven.

Senior Special Agent S. Boyette
DMV Law Enforcement

January 18, 2017

Thank you for your service to our city. I plan on running the road race over by Fenway Park on Sunday the 24th in an effort to raise awareness on brain aneurysms. I will never forget that dreadful attack on our city for as long as I live. You will always be remembered and I will remember you in my prayers when I attend my usual mass at St. Brigid's in Southie.

Former Protective Security Officer (PSO) for Region 1 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Police, Pete Harrington BostonMA

April 15, 2016

It's now two years, Brother and you are not forgotten.

God Bless and forever Rest in Peace.

Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 10, 2016

Thank you for your service Officer Simmonds!

Jeffrey Leonard

March 10, 2016

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