Officer Dennis Simmonds

Officer Dennis Simmonds
Boston Police Department, Massachusetts
EOW: April 10, 2014
Tour of Duty: 6 Years

Police Officer Dennis Simmonds suffered a fatal brain aneurysm while working out at the Boston Police Academy gym at approximately 1:30 pm.

Officer Simmonds had suffered a head injury April 19th, 2013, when he was struck by shrapnel from an explosive devise that was detonated during a shootout with the Boston Marathon Bombers in Watertown, Massachusetts, the day after they murdered Police Officer Sean Collier of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Department.

After he collapsed in the gym he was rushed to a local hospital where he passed away.

Officer Simmonds had served with the Boston Police Department for six years.