Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # 36
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Committed suicide
Officer Earl Hoggard was shot and killed after responding to a call at from citizens stating they came home and found their door open. As Officer Hoggard and his sergeant entered the apartment a suspect opened fire from inside with a .22 caliber rifle, killing Officer Hoggard.
The suspect then exchanged shots with another officer before committing suicide.
Officer Hoggard had served with the agency for 1 year, and had previously served with the United States Army and was a Retired Coast Guard Warrant Officer. He was survived by wife and son.