Deputy U.S. Marshal Bucky E. Burke

Deputy U.S. Marshal Bucky E. Burke

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Bucky E. Burke

Deputy Marshal Bucky Burke suffered a fatal heart attack while completing a class run at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia. He had just completed a scenario exercise before starting the run.

He was transported to Southeast Regional Medical Center, where he passed away a short time later.

Deputy Marshal Burke was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the United States Marshals Service for four years. He had previously served as chief of police for the Loyal, Kentucky, Police Department, and as a police officer with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police.

He is survived by his son, mother, and stepfather.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 3390
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Georgia

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Bucky sat next to me in our basic Deputy USMS class in 2003. He was the friendliest and one of the most thoughtful guys in the class. I will never forget Bucky and I want his family to know he will always be remembered!

CIDUSM Ted Bracke
District of Idaho

November 23, 2016

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