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Ofcr. Dennis O. Simmonds, Boston PD, MA; EOW: Thursday, 04-10-2014

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PoliceLink Officer Down Remembers...



Officer Dennis O. Simmonds 
Boston Police Department   

Massachusetts
End of Watch: Thursday, April 10, 2014





Age: 28

Tour: 6 Years

Badge #: 3554

 

Cause: Undisclosed Medical Emergency

Incident Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Weapon: Not Applicable

Suspect: Not Applicable


 


Boston Police Department announces the sudden death of on-duty Police Officer Dennis O. Simmonds. He was appointed in 2008, assigned to District B-3, and in 2012 became a member of the Youth Violence Strike Force.  He was 28-years-old.

 

Officer Simmonds suffered a medical emergency while at the Academy, and was rushed to an area hospital.  Despite all attempts, he died at the hospitai late Wednesday, April 10.


Officer Simmonds was honored at the recent Boston Police Relief Association Awards Ceremony, earning the Department's highest honor, the Schroeder Brothers Memorial Medal for his bravery during the initial Watertown shoot-out following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.


He was also slated to receive a National Association of Police Organization Top Cop Award from President Obama May 12, according to a Boston Police spokesperson.


His father said he was committed to family and friends, loved his work and wanted to be a police officer since he was a little boy.  He was graduated from Lasalle College with a degree in 2008.  Chief William Gross said he had promise to be a leader in the police department, and was planning to take the sergeants' exam.


Officer Simmons is survived by his parents, siblings, maternal grandparents, and paternal grandmother. He will be interrred next to his paternal grandfather.


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements


Watertown Police Department

552 Main Street

Watertown, MA  02472


(617) 343-4520 


 


 


                                                                                                                    


This information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.


"The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are as bold as a lion." - Proverbs 28:1

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Thank you for your service, Officer Simmonds.. May you Rest in Peace. Condolences and prayers to your Family, Co-workers, Friends, and Community. 


You may now stand down.


 


                                                                            


 


                                                                                                                                            


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 Words may not take awau the pain drom someone losing someone so dear  May God continue to give you the strength to overcome the pain.  It is with deepest sympathy.  I love you!!

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Rest in Peace, Brother!! Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!


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Rest in Peace. May God watch over your family and department.

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Rest in Peace..............Thank you...............Job well done.


It is what it is.............and.........these things too shall pass.

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 Rest in Peace Officer Simmonds. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Simmonds Family and the Boston Police Department.

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Rest In Peace Officer Simonds. My prayers for the family and for the BPD.

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R.I.P. Brother.

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 R.I.P. Officer Dennis O. Simmonds. 


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Rest in peace Officer Simmonds...   My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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Rest in Peace Brother!  prayers and condolences to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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Rest in Peace Officer Simmonds.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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RIP

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Rest in Peace Brother !

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Rest in Peace Officer Simmonds....

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 Rest In Peace, Brother. Thank you for your honorable Law Enforcement service.  May God be of constant comfort and strength to your family and friends. 

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RIP


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 Rest in Peace Brother.

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God rest the soul of brave Officer Dennis O. Simmonds, stalwart and true.  Comfort his family and friends.  Bless and keep them well.

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 Rest In Peace Brother! Prayers going out to your family, friends and co-workers.

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 R.I.P

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Thank you brother for your dedicated,honorable and faithful services.May your soul be at peace.Condolences to all those left behind.

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Deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Ofcr. Simmonds.  R.I.P.

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Rest in peace Ofcr. Simmonds.  I'll keep you, your family, friends and co-workers in my thoughts and prayers.


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RIP


 

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May Officer Simmonds and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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REST IN PEACE OFFICER DENNIS O. SIMMONDS. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE SENT TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL FAMILY AND YOUR DEPARTMENT . MAY GOD BLESS THEM AT THIS TIME AND ALWAYS.

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Rest in peace, Officer Simmonds.


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May Police Officer Simmonds find peace in God's loving embrace. My prayers to his family and friend's and that his sacrifice never be forgotten.


John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

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