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Patrolman Jon Roy Hardy | Gillette Police Department, Wyoming Gillette Police Department, Wyoming

Patrolman

Jon Roy Hardy

Gillette Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 20, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .223 caliber

Offender: Deceased

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Patrolman Jon Hardy was shot and killed in an ambush after responding to the scene of a residential burglary.

He was shot as he returned to his patrol car after checking a house. The subject used a .223 calibre Kar 15 that he had converted to fully automatic.

The man later died when pipe bombs he was making exploded.

Patrolman Hardy was survived by his two children.

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I wish I would have found this site many years ago I just want to thank the Gillette Police Officers that were there that day for what you did for Jon I also want to thank the Gillette Police Department for always honoring Jon and for all you did to help his family get though this very hard time below is my correct e-mail

Pam Hardy
Wife
May 17, 2017

 

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