Police Officer Norman Frederick Buchman

Police Officer Norman Frederick Buchman

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, April 6, 1973

Norman Frederick Buchman

Police Officer Norman Buchman was shot and killed with his own service weapon while struggling with a known local drug dealer. He was assigned to the Northwest District at the time.

The suspect was apprehended and convicted of second degree murder.

Officer Buchman was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was the recipient of a Purple Heart. He had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for four years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and two siblings.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 2253
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Officer Buchman,
On today, the 44th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 6, 2017

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