Officer Brett C. Buckmister

Officer Brett C. Buckmister

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, March 21, 2000

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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

vehicle crash, weather

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May your memory live eternally in the hearts and minds of your loved ones. From one Mesa High kid to another I say to you sir; Carry On.

Officer Jeff Raymond
Phoenix PD

Jeff Raymond
Officer Phoenix Police

June 13, 2022

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