Detective Christopher Simpson
Chesterfield Police Department, Missouri
End of Watch: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Tour of Duty: 35 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Date of Incident: February 12, 2013
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Agency Contact Information
Police Chief Ray Johnson
Chesterfield Police Department
690 Chesterfield Parkway West
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: (636) 537-3000
Detective Christopher Simpson died after suffering a medical emergency while participating in physical fitness training at the department’s fitness center.
Detective Simpson had served with the Chesterfield Police Department for 25 years and served in law enforcement for a total of 35 years. He had previously served with the Maplewood Police Department and the Berkeley Police Department. He is survived by his wife.
Chesterfield Police have announced the death of Detective Christopher Simpson on Feb. 12 at approximately 5:05 p.m.
Simpson succumbed to a medical emergency while at the Chesterfield Police Fitness Center.
He was in his 35th year of law enforcement. During that time he served with several area departments including Maplewood and Berkley, however, for the past 25 years he served with distinction as a member of the Chesterfield Police Department.
Simpson is survived by his wife of 32 years.
Visitation will be on Friday, Feb. 15 from 4-8 p.m. at Collier’s Funeral Home, 3400 N. Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Ann. A funeral mass will be on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3500 St. Luke Lane in St. Ann. Memorial contributions may be sent to Backstoppers.