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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 26th, 2023 :: 03:33 p.m. CDT


HCSO Statement on Indictment of Sgt. Garrett Hardin

The Harris County Sheriff's Office was notified Thursday that a grand jury returned a murder indictment against Sgt. Garrett Hardin in connection with the July 8, 2022, death of Roderick Brooks.

Hardin had been on administrative duty pending his case’s presentation to a grand jury. Now that the grand jury has issued an indictment, Hardin will be relieved of duty. The sheriff’s Administrative Disciplinary Committee will now review the case and recommend possible disciplinary action.

The Sheriff's Office publicly released video footage shortly after the incident incident

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

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