Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 15 years, 6 months
Badge # 124
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Officer Gary Buro was shot and killed when he and another officer responded to a domestic dispute on Totty Street in Ettrick.
As the two officers entered the home the male subject immediately opened fire, killing Officer Buro and wounding his partner. Despite being shot five times, his partner was able to return fire and killed the suspect.
Officer Buro had only served with the Chesterfield County Police Department for fives months. He had previously served with the New York City Police Department for six years, the Lantana, Florida, Police Department for five years, and as a military policeman in the United States Marine Corps for four years.
Officer Buro was a widower and is survived by his parents, sister, and brother.