Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 2253
Weapon: Officer's handgun
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.