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Veteran Boston Officer Decorated for Marathon Bomber Shootout Dies on Duty

April 11, 2014  | 

Boston Police announced the death of an officer on duty after he suffered a medical emergency at the Boston Police Academy Thursday.

Dennis O. Simmonds, 28, was a highly decorated officer, with Boston Police for six years. Simmonds earned the department's highest honor of the Schroeder Brothers Memorial Medal for his bravery during the Watertown shoot-out after last year's marathon.

He was rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon from the Boston Police Academy, Fox 25 reports.


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TERRY F. ZECH VAPD (RET) @ 4/12/2014 6:40 PM

Rest in peace Officer Simmonds. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your service will not be forgotten.

Ima Leprechaun @ 4/13/2014 2:24 PM

My condolences to his family and my thanks to his family for his service.

Johnny Law @ 4/14/2014 7:14 AM

Rest in peace my brother......may God watch over your family.

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