Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 221
Cause: Automobile crash
Officer Richard Buckner was killed in an on duty automobile accident on Highway 31 while responding to an emergency call. As he crested a small hill another car turned in front of his patrol car, causing him to take evasive action. His patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole.
Officer Buckner is survived by his three children and parents.