Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 26 years
Badge # 123
Cause: Heart attack
Sergeant Paul Buckles collapsed while participating in an active shooter training exercise involving multiple agencies in the Canyon area.
He was treated on scene by other officers and EMTs before being transported to a local hospital, where he passed away.
Sergeant Buckles was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had served with the Potter County Sheriff's Office for 26 years and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division.