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File #: 180711    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/21/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/13/2018
Title: Also Naming the 2900 Block of Holme Avenue in honor of Police Officer Timothy Simpson.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Greenlee
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 18071100.pdf, 2. Signature18071100.pdf

Title

Also Naming the 2900 Block of Holme Avenue in honor of Police Officer Timothy Simpson.

 

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WHEREAS, Timothy Simpson was appointed to the Philadelphia Police Department on November 14, 1988; and

 

WHEREAS, Prior to serving with the Police Department Officer Simpson served with the United States Army Military Police Corps.; and

 

WHEREAS, On October 17, 2011 at approximately 10:30pm Sergeant Simpson responded to a robbery call when his patrol car was involved in a collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Allegheny and Aramingo Avenues; and

 

WHEREAS, After it was determined that the driver of the other vehicle was intoxicated he was taken into custody and pled guilty to the fatal accident; and

 

WHEREAS, Sergeant Simpson’s end of watch date was October 17, 2011 at the age of 46; and

 

WHEREAS, He served the 24th Police District of Philadelphia for 20 years; and

 

WHEREAS, Sergeant Simpson is survived by his wife and three children; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, That we honor the life and service of this dedicated public servant by also naming the 2900 block of Holme Avenue in honor of Police Officer Timothy Simpson.

 

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Bobby Henon

June 21, 2018