Vigil to be Held Sunday as Community Supports Fallen Police Officer
Flowers, cards and other messages from the community continue to arrive at the Richardson Police Department where brethren of Officer David Sherrard continue to mourn his loss. Officer Sherrard was a 13-year veteran of the Department and fell in the line of duty Wednesday night while responding to a disturbance call.
A vigil for Officer Sherrard has been scheduled to take place Sunday, Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. It will be held at the fountain just east of the Richardson Public Library at 411 W. Arapaho Rd. The community is also asked to tie blue ribbons at homes or businesses to show their support. Today Gov. Greg Abbott also ordered Texas flags in the City of Richardson to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Officer Sherrard.
Funeral services for Officer Sherrard will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Watermark Community Church, 7540 LBJ Fwy., Dallas. Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Watermark Community Church, Dallas.
For those wishing to donate, an online donation page has been setup by the Assist the Officer Foundation, where 100 percent of the funds donated will be given to the Sherrard family. It can be found at dallasatorelief.firstresponderprocessing.com.
Please visit the Richardson Police Department’s Facebook page for updates on memorial services and other related information.