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Police Officer Jason Victor Buchanan | Hugo Police Department, Oklahoma Hugo Police Department, Oklahoma

Police Officer

Jason Victor Buchanan

Hugo Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Saturday, December 19, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/18/1931

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 1934

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Officer Jason Buchanan was shot and killed while he and his partner patrolled the railroad yards at approximately 2100 hours.

They encountered three men getting off of a boxcar and both officers were shot when they approached the trio. Officer Buchanan was shot through both lungs and died from his wounds the following afternoon. His partner was wounded but survived the attack.

The killer was apprehended, sentenced to death, and electrocuted at McAlester Prison on February 24, 1933.

Officer Buchanan was survived by his wife and three children.

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Detective Corey Lambrecht
Norman Police Department
December 19, 2014

 

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