Special Agent Robert Mansfield Buck

Special Agent Robert Mansfield Buck

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, February 1, 1932

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Robert Mansfield Buck

Special Agent Robert Buck was shot and killed while conducting an investigation in Hancock County, Mississippi.

He and another agent were conducting surveillance of a still when two armed men arrived. The agents ordered the men to surrender but were met with gunfire. Agent Buck was fatally wounded.

Both men were arrested and convicted of murder. They received sentences ranging from 29 to 34 years in prison.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Mississippi
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 34 years

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 1, 2012

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