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The Officer Down Memorial Page Remembers . . .
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[/TD][TD]Sergeant Timothy Simpson
Philadelphia Police Department

End of Watch: Monday, November 17, 2008
Biographical Info
Age: 46
Tour of Duty: 20 years
Badge Number: Not available
Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
Date of Incident: Monday, November 17, 2008
Weapon Used: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Suspect Info: Apprehended
Sergeant Timothy Simpson was killed when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver.

At approximately 1030 hours Sergeant Simpson was en route to a robbery call when his patrol car was involved in a collision with a vehicle at the intersection of Allegheny Avenue and Aramingo Avenue. He was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

It was determined that the operator of the vehicle that struck Sergeant Simpson's patrol car was intoxicated and he was taken into custody.

Sergeant Simpson had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 20 years and is survived by his wife and three children. He was assigned to the 24th District.

On May 3, 2008 Sergeant Simpson's former patrol partner, Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski, was shot and killed in the line of duty.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, May 3, 2008
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Agency Contact Information
Philadelphia Police Department
One Franklin Square
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone: (215) 686-1776

Please contact the Philadelphia Police Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.
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