Detective Brian Simonsen

On February 12th, 2019 Detective Simonsen was tragically killed by friendly fire when he responded to a Robbery in progress in Queens, New York. Brian (Smiles) was an amazing friend who touched everyone who knew him. He was a loving husband, and a dogged Detective. He leaves behind his wife Leanne, his mother Linda, and Grandfather Vern. We are requesting donations for Brian's family to help relieve financial stress during this extremely difficult time. Please donate to help a hero who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty protecting the people he served.

Donations (0)


  • Robert Sadrianna 
    • $100 
    • 11 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $125 
    • 13 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • John and Regina Lezamiz 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
  • Bill Maher 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 


Bill Bourguignon 
Organizer
Wading River, NY
Leanne Simonsen 
Beneficiary
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