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Police Officer Norman Frederick Buchman | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

Norman Frederick Buchman

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Friday, April 6, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 2253

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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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.

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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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