Officer's Widow, Wounded Partner Among Throngs Of Mourners At Second Day Of Det. Simonsen's WakeThe line of duty funeral Wednesday will draw thousands of law enforcement officers from near and far.
Family And Fellow Officers Honor Fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen At Emotional WakeThe emotional service began three days of tributes to a man known as “Smiles.”
Vigil Held For Fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, 2nd Suspect Arraigned On Multiple ChargesMembers from several difference NYPD commands came to show their support for the 19-year veteran who spent his entire career at the 102nd Precinct in Queens.
Second Suspect Charged With Murder In Connection To Death Of Det. Brian Simonsen25-year-old Jagger Freeman, of Queens, is suspected of being a lookout - or an accomplice - to 27-year-old Christopher Ransom.
Sources: Police Questioning Person Of Interest In Connection To Friendly Fire Death Of Det. Brian SimonsenHours earlier, 27-year-old Christopher Ransom had a bedside arraignment at NewYork Presbyterian-Queens, where he's recovering from gunshot wounds.
Tears Of Blue: Funeral Set For NYPD Det. Brian SimonsenMeanwhile, a memorial grows outside the 102nd Precinct in Richmond Hill, where the 42-year-old detective spent his entire 19-year career.
'Absolute Tragedy:' NYPD Mourns Det. Simonsen, Killed By Friendly Fire While Responding To RobberyDet. Brian Simonsen was shot in the chest around 6 p.m. Tuesday while responding to a botched robbery near in Richmond Hill, Queens.
Fallen NYPD Det. Simonsen Remembered As A Community Giant By His Friends On Eastern Long IslandBrian Simonsen was adored in his Calverton and Riverhead community where he grew up and settled with his wife, LeAnne, a nurse.
Suspect At Center Of NYPD Detective's Friendly Fire Death Has Troubling History Of Police ImpersonationA chaotic scene unfolded Tuesday in Queens. NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen was killed by friendly fire after police said the suspect pointed a gun at responding officers. That gun turned out to be fake.
NYPD: Detective Shot And Killed By Friendly Fire In Queens, Robbery Suspect In CustodySources say the detective was fatally shot in the chest and a sergeant was also shot in the leg near the corner of 120th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Richmond Hill.