Trooper Frederick Anthony Hardy

Trooper Frederick Anthony Hardy

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, November 6, 1999

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Frederick Anthony Hardy

Trooper Frederick Hardy was killed after being struck by a vehicle on I-96 in the Detroit area.

Trooper Hardy was exiting his cruiser during a traffic stop when he was killed instantly. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene, however, he was arrested in the following days. He was later convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison. The man was released from prison on January 4, 2007.

Trooper Hardy had been with the Michigan State Police for nine years, and is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 581

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Hardy,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Michigan. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 6, 2019

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