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Honor Him: Funeral Route & Street Closures for LAPD SWAT Officer Randal Simmons

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Last week Wednesday night, February 6, 2007, Veteran Officer Randy Simmons was killed upon entering the home of a gunman who reported to have shot three family members. This was the first casualty in the 41-year history of the LAPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit.

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Funeral arrangements for Simmons are scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Crenshaw Christian Faith Dome, 7901 S. Vermont Ave. (marked above with the green arrow). The Interment immediately following will be at Holy Cross Cemetary, 5835 W. Slauson Ave., Culver City (marked above with a blue pin). Live TV coverage will be at 10 a.m. on NBC4 and 11 a.m. on CBS2.

The City of LA, Department of Transportation (LADOT) has announced the closure of several South Los Angeles streets before, during and after the funeral and procession: