Officer Brett C. Buckmister

Officer Brett C. Buckmister

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, March 21, 2000

Brett C. Buckmister

Officer Brett Buckmister was killed after being involved in a two-car collision on U.S. 89 north of Bitter Springs, Arizona.

He was en route to an accident during a snowstorm when a van struck his patrol car on the passenger side. Three people in the second vehicle were also killed.

Officer Buckmister had served as a member of the Arizona Department of Public Safety for one year. He is survived by his wife and two young children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 5548

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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The crosses where Brett died had fallen into disrepair, litter accumulated and flowers were outdated this spring. I fixed all the crosses, removed the litter and faded flowers and replaced them with new ones. Also added a US flag to Brett's cross. I plan to continue this while I live in Page.

Larry D. Clark, Sr.
USNPS - retired Chief and Page Fire - retired Chief

September 28, 2015

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