Simmons said he will be charged with developing a strategy for the company to enter the U.S. law enforcement and military markets. Simmons left the Mission Police Department in December. He had been chief in Mission since 2011 and before that was chief in Fairway.
Simmons also had spent 22 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as Provost Marshal at Fort Leavenworth.
CZ-USA is based in Kansas City, Kansas and is a subsidiary of a Czech manufacturer. The KCK facility handles sales, distribution, warranty and repair work for the U.S. market.