Councilman Tom LaBonge sent this story about the dedication of
Randal D. Simmons Park in Reseda.
Officer Simmons was a 20-year veteran of the LAPD’s elite SWAT team, and was killed in the line of duty in
February 2008. He was remembered by the assembled as a loving father,
husband, and friend. Councilmember LaBonge personally knew Officer Simmons to be an outstanding public servant and a pillar of the community. Photos from the event are online at: