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NRA Life of Duty Features Randal Simmons Protect and Serve Documentary

Friday, September 7, 2012

FAIRFAX, VA – The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to release the latest documentary for the NRA Life of Duty online network, presented by Brownells.

This Patriot Profile, brought to you by Smith & Wesson, shares the story of Randal “Randy” Simmons, the first LAPD SWAT officer killed in the line of duty.

If Randy Simmons were still with us, he would be the first person to tell us that “living for the glory of God is not always glorious.” His life and service to his country and community could certainly attest to that. This documentary provides insight from family, fellow officers, partners, teammates, and those within the inner city projects he impacted. His journey from Division-I collegiate football to a quick spell with the Dallas Cowboys, then the LAPD Police Academy to the Metropolitan Division Special Weapons and Tactics unit all tell the fascinating story of unselfish service, courage and sacrifice.

Rarely do we see the story of a police officer that had such an impact on both the department he worked for and the criminal element he was working to thwart. Officer Randy Simmons’ profile Protect and Serve examines the extreme opposite sides of his “calling as an officer” and “calling as a believer” to change the lives of those he encountered in his community’s most notoriously dangerous projects. Randy Simmons was a respected SWAT officer and trainer, a mountain of a man whom others trusted in with unequaled admiration and respect…yet a man whose physical presence stood in direct contrast to the gentle man he was for those less fortunate. Inspiring, heart-warming, and inspirational, Protect and Serve will touch even the most calloused crime fighter: www.nralifeofduty.tv/protectandserve.

About NRA Life of Duty

The NRA Life of Duty initiative encompasses a new class of sponsored NRA membership, a state-of-the-art online network and a brand new digital magazine—all designed for those who make their living defending the American way of life. In addition to all regular NRA benefits, NRA Life of Duty members receive special discounts on gear through brand partnerships.

Those who wish to step forward and sponsor NRA Life of Duty memberships for the brave men and women who fight for our freedoms and our American way of life can do so by visiting www.NRALifeofDuty.tv/sponsor. Those qualified active-duty Military, Law Enforcement and First Responders, can sign-up for NRA Life of Duty memberships, at no cost, at http://Join.NRALifeofDuty.TV.

NRALifeofDuty.tv is presented by Brownells and features Patriot Profiles sponsored by Smith &Wesson. Frontlines with LtCol Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) is sponsored by FNH USA and offers reports with American heroes serving on the frontlines of freedom around the globe. NRA American Warrior is an exclusive digital magazine with interactive media, videos and articles detailing the latest tactics and technology. Colt has provided its support to the “Warrior Features” of the magazine. The LOD Gear Channel, sponsored by Brownells LE Division: PoliceStore.com, showcases the latest and greatest gear and tools of the trade.

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