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Trooper Allen Harvie Bufford | Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Arkansas State Police, Arkansas

Trooper

Allen Harvie Bufford

Arkansas State Police, Arkansas

End of Watch: Sunday, July 27, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 253

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Trooper Bufford was shot and killed while making a traffic stop. As Trooper Bufford issued a summons the passenger exited the vehicle and shot him.

The suspect had recently been paroled from the Arkansas Penitentiary after serving seven years of a 21 year sentence for the murder of a fellow inmate. He was convicted of Trooper Bufford's murder and sentenced to life in prison on January 19th, 1970.

Trooper Bufford was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Arkansas State Police for one year. He was survived by his expectant wife and two children.

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