Police Officer Michael Keith Buckner

Police Officer Michael Keith Buckner

Decherd Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, March 17, 2005

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Michael Keith Buckner

Officer Michael Buckner was killed in an automobile accident on S.R. 127 while returning from an investigation at approximately 0050 hours.

The department SUV he was driving went off the roadway on a curve two miles north of Decherd.

At the time of the accident, a severe snow storm caused almost zero visibility. It is believed that the snowstorm, and a large amount of slush on the roadway, were contributing factors.

Officer Buckner had served with the Decherd Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 339

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

investigation, single vehicle crash, weather

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Officer Buckner you are not forgotten by the men and women of law enforcement. Rest in peace brother.

Michael Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

June 18, 2022

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