Patrolman William McKinley Buck

Patrolman William McKinley Buck

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, November 29, 1941

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William McKinley Buck

Patrolman William Buck succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when the patrol car he was riding in collided with another vehicle at the intersection of California Avenue and Cortland Street.

Patrolman Buck was a U.S Navy veteran and had served with the Chicago Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 5498
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, November 28, 1941

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Patrolman Buck,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

November 29, 2021

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