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Police Officer Gary Cecil Hires | Haltom City Police Department, Texas Haltom City Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Gary Cecil Hires

Haltom City Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, March 6, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 19 years

Badge # 502

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Gary Hires was shot and killed while responding to a 911 call of shots fired. He was shot in the head by a 14-year-old with a high-powered rifle before he could exit his vehicle. The suspect was also killed in the incident.

Officer Hires had been with the agency for 19 years and was survived by his wife, three sons, and two brothers.

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Still on my mind and in my heart after all these years. Shows what kind of a person he was. Look forward to seeing you again Gary.

Sgt. T. Myers 1144
Haltom City Police
September 27, 2016

 

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