Police Officer Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Police Officer Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 12, 1954

Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Officer Kent was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding car on Navigation Boulevard. His police motorcycle struck the side a truck, causing him to be thrown to the ground.

Officer Kent had been with the agency for 19 years and had been assigned as a motorcycle officer for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and brother, who was also a Houston police officer.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Heroes live forever, Officer Kent, and we will never forget. Thank you for your sacrifice for the citizens of Houston and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

January 12, 2013

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