The Weatherford Police Department Honor Guard unit is comprised of 23 sworn police officers who train in the practice of military style drill and ceremonies.
Honor Guard Duties
The Honor Guard members are expected to perform their regular jobs within the department. They come together, as needed, when their services as guard members are required.
The Honor Guard performs the rifle salutes, casket guard and flag-folds at funerals for both active-duty and retired Weatherford Police Officers.
Aside from funerals, the guard also posts colors at department-sponsored events.
The department strives to have Honor Guard members present at the funeral services for any peace officer killed in the line-of-duty throughout the North Texas area. The Honor Guard provides the highest honor to all officers and their families during their time of emotional duress from the loss of their loved one, including: