Chief James E. Simpson

Photo of Chief James E. Simpson
End of Watch: Tue, Feb 7th, 1984
Date of Incident: Tue, Feb 7th, 1984
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 21 years
Age: 51


He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters and three grandchildren.


Chief Simpson suffered a fatal heart attack while at the police station. He was transported to Breech Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Chief Simpson had been with the agency for 21 years and had also served with the Springfield Police Department and St. Louis Police Department.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Lebanon Police Department Patch
401 South Jefferson Avenue
Lebanon, Missouri 65536
(417) 532-3131


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