Police Officer Gary Jonathan Buro

Police Officer Gary Jonathan Buro

Chesterfield County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, May 4, 2006

Gary Jonathan Buro

Police Officer Gary Buro was shot and killed when he and another officer responded to a domestic dispute at 3701 Totty Street, in Ettrick.

As the two officers entered the home the male subject immediately opened fire, killing Officer Buro and wounding his partner. Despite being shot five times, his partner was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Buro had only served with the Chesterfield County Police Department for fives months. He had previously served with the New York City Police Department for six years, the Lantana, Florida, Police Department for five years, and as a military policeman in the United States Marine Corps for four years.

Officer Buro was a widower and is survived by his parents, sister, and brother.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 15 years, 6 months
  • Badge 124
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic

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I was honored to learn about this tragic event from Gary's partner, Joe Diman. Gary nor his sacrifice will ever be forgotten. God bless you Gary, your family, and Joe. You are all HEROES and THANK YOU!!

Lt. Chase Higginbotham
Chesapeake Sheriff's Office

December 15, 2017

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