Deputy Sheriff William Gerome Hardy

Deputy Sheriff William Gerome Hardy

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, July 19, 1995

William Gerome Hardy

Deputy Sheriff William Hardy was shot and killed while investigating a noise in the parking lot of Crown Sterling Suites, on Woodcrest Place, where he was working an off-duty security detail.

Four suspects were arrested following Deputy Hardy's murder. One of the men was sentenced to death, while charges against two others were dismissed. The fourth suspect was acquitted at trial. One of the men whose charges were dismissed was murdered in 2008.

Deputy Hardy had served Jefferson County Sheriff's Office for 23 years. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, and mother.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to death

noise complaint, secondary employment

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Thinking of you,as always Bill! God,I miss you so much.Today we would be taking down the Christmas tree & all the decorations.But those are all just memories now,beautiful memories!Your spirit is still strong among us.RIP my dearest RIP!l Love, your wife Patricia Diane Hardy

Patricia Diane Hardy
Widow

December 28, 2014

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