Off Duty U.S. Capitol Police Officer Struck By Vehicle

June 22, 2008
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Chief Phillip D. Morse, Sr
Public Information Office  
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 Immediate
(202) 224-1677 June 22, 2008

On Saturday, June 21, 2008 at approximately 11:30 pm, off duty U.S. Capitol Police Officer Aidan Sims was struck by a vehicle on Kendleston Road in Glenn Dale, Maryland. The 22 year old officer is currently at Prince Georges County Hospital being treated for his injuries. He has been with the Department since July 2007 and is currently assigned to the Senate Division.  The driver of the vehicle is in the custody of the Prince Georges County Police Department.

The Sims Family extends their sincere appreciation to all for the constant support and encouragement they continue to receive during this difficult time.

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If there are any questions about these events or security procedures, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.


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  Prepared by:
  Sergeant Kimberly Schneider
  United States Capitol Police
  Public Information Officer