In Memoriam 2018
San Antonio Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Steven Michael Abbott age 44, passed away January 4, 2018. He was born on March 31, 1973 in Houston, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Jean Moore-Perrenot. Steven is survived by his wife, Sandra and his children, Joshua and Jasmine; his grandparents, Carl and Bonnie Moore; parents, Bob and Haddy Abbott; brother, Chris and his wife, Eunice; his aunt Pam and her son (his cousin) Brad; his step brother and sister, Chris and Jennifer Perrenot.
Steven served his country in the United States Marine Corp for 10 years.
Steven was a San Antonio Police Instructor and SAPD Blue Line Choir member. He founded the SAPD Gunners Soccer Team; coached various other youth soccer clubs, such as the SA Texans SC, Alamo City SC, and Lone Stars SC.
Richardson Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Police Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance at an apartment complex at 4250 East Renner Road.
As officers arrived on scene they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound outside of the apartment. The officers were able to identify an apartment where the suspect was located. As they made entry into the apartment the man opened fire, striking Officer Sherrard in the neck. Officer Sherrard was transported to Medical City Plano where he succumbed to his wound.
The subject barricaded himself inside of the apartment for several hours before surrendering. The man who shot Officer Sherrard was charged with capital murder of a police officer.
Officer Sherrard had served with the Richardson Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.