Police Officer Gary Cecil Hires

Police Officer Gary Cecil Hires

Haltom City Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 6, 1993

Gary Cecil Hires

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.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 502

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

March 6, 2018

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