Plano Police Officer Dayle Weston (Wes) Hardy #1503
Plano Police Officer Dayle Weston Hardy
On July 7, 2007, Plano Police Officers were dispatched to an injury accident at the intersection of Independence Parkway and Russell Creek Drive. Upon arrival, responding Police Officers learned that the accident involved a passenger vehicle and a Police Motorcycle Unit Officer. Plano Police Traffic Officer Dayle Weston (Wes) Hardy was transported by Careflight Helicopter to Baylor Hospital in Dallas where rescue efforts failed and Officer Hardy was pronounced deceased at 11:56 hours.
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07/12/2007 @1100hrs: The Police Funeral for Plano Police Officer Dayle Weston Hardy was held today at the Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. Over 200 Police Motorcycles and hundreds of marked and unmarked police vehicles converged on the area carrying over 2,300 Law Enforcement Officers from Police and Federal Agencies to pay tribute to our fallen comrade.
After the service, the funeral procession, which spanned several miles, was led to Boyd, Texas where Officer Hardy was laid to rest.
Officer Wes Hardy was employed by the Plano Police Department in 1998. He was assigned as a Motorcycle Officer in the motorcycle section of the Traffic Unit. During his
9-year career at the Department, Officer Hardy served as an officer in the Patrol Division and as a Motorcycle officer in the motorcycle section of the Traffic Unit.