First Responders Escort Body of Fallen Richardson Officer to Funeral Home

North Texas police and fire departments line the procession route for fallen Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard, as his body is escorted to Restland Funeral Home in Dallas.

(Published Friday, Feb. 9, 2018)

Plans for a candlelight vigil and funeral arrangements for fallen Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard were released Friday. Thursday night, officers, firefighters and other first responders escorted Sherrard's body to a Dallas funeral home.

The procession travelled from the Collin County Medical Examiner's Office to the Restland Funeral Home.

Dallas, McKinney and Plano police officers assisted Richardson police in escorting the fallen officer's body, and police and fire departments from Fairview, Allen, Plano and Dallas lined the route and stood in salute to Sherrard as the escort passed through their jurisdictions.

Sherrard, 37, died Wednesday after he was shot while responding to a call. He is the first Richardson officer to be killed in the line of duty in the city's 60-year history.

Officers, firefighters and other first responders helped escort the body of fallen Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard to a Dallas funeral home Thursday night.

(Published Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018)

A candlelight vigil is planned for Sunday, Feb. 11 at Richardson Civic Center on Arapaho Road in Richardson. Sherrard's funeral will be held at 2 p.m. at Watermark Community Church on LBJ Freeway in Dallas.