Crossing Patrolman William F. Buckley

Crossing Patrolman William F. Buckley

Long Island Rail Road Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 23, 1926

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William F. Buckley

Patrolman Buckley was struck and killed by a freight train.

He was on patrol at a freight yard at the corner of Logan Street and Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, when a freight train that was backing into the freight yard struck him.

Patrolman Buckley had served with the Long Island Railroad Police Department for four years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Buckley and his family. He may be gone but not forgotten. He will always be a New York hero.

Robyn Wilkes

December 18, 2015

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