Police Officer Gary Cecil Hires

Police Officer Gary Cecil Hires

Haltom City Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 6, 1993

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Gary Cecil Hires

Police Officer Gary Hires was shot and killed while responding to a 911 call of shots fired at 6333 Solona Circle North.

He was shot in the head by a 14-year-old with a high-powered rifle before he could exit his vehicle. The subject was also killed in the incident.

Officer Hires had served with the Haltom City Police Department for 19 years. He 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

juvenile offender, shots fired call

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My grandfathers death is a very big tragedy.I thank you for everyone that showed there support and wanted to thank Haltom police department for all y’all have done .I love you grandfather gary I know you are watching over all of our family and all your fellow officers.

Kylee Emily hires

October 16, 2022

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