The Caisson with the casket of Sgt. Simpson left police headquarters located at 8th & race streets at 5:00 a.m. to travel southbound on 8th Street and continued westbound on Arch Street, arriving at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul located at 1723 Race Street around 6:00 a.m.
The service for Sgt. Simpson was open to the general public as many fellow police officers, family members, friends and the general public came to pay their respects.
The service was followed by a burial where Simpson's final call was played. Click here to listen to the entire final call.
Here's how you can make a donation to help Sgt. Simpson's family:
- Make your checks payable to "The Timmy Simpson Family Memorial Trust Fund"
- Mail your donation to the police & fire federal credit union
901 Arch Street
Phila, Pa., 19107