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Officer Robert Simmons

East St Louis PD East St. Louis IL Saves Club

On the night of May 21, 1973, Simmons, representing his department and several members of the East St. Louis PD were involved in a gun battle. Simmons received a full blast of a 12 ga. shotgun, loaded with 00 buckshot, from a distance of approximately 30 feet. Five of the buckshots hit special agent Simmons in the upper chest. This area was protected by the Second Chance® vest Simmons was wearing and, in the words of his CO, “had undoubtedly saved his life.

We welcome Officer Robert Simmons, SAVE #4, to The Safariland Group SAVES CLUB®.

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