DAVID CHARLES SHERRARD

October 9, 1980 – February 7, 2018 

David began his career with the Richardson Police Department in July 2004 and was selected to be a member of the SWAT team in 2008. He made the Sniper team in 2013 and he was named Sniper Team Leader in January 2008. He served as an acting sergeant, police training officer and a firearms/tactics instructor. He was awarded the Master Firearms Award and Physical Fitness Award and he earned two Lifesaving Awards during his career. He received the Purple Heart and Medal of Valor for his courageous acts on February 7, 2018. 

David was a Christian, family man and an amazing husband and father. His family was his top priority in life. He had the character that others looked up to, he was quick witted, extremely professional and an excellent instructor who always wanted to help others.