In accordance with Danville Police Department
policy, the officers previously placed on administrative assignment following Sunday’s
officer involved shooting of Juan Markee Jones, have now been identified.
Officer Christopher S. Simpkins and Officer David J. Branch will remain on
administrative re-assignment during the Virginia State Police investigation. (See
Danville Police Department media release dated 04-08-18).
Officer Simpkins who has 5 years of service was hired on 12-01-2012.
Officer Branch who has 2 years of service was
hired on 03-01-2016.