Investigator Thomas L. Buck

Investigator Thomas L. Buck

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Thursday, March 19, 1981

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Thomas L. Buck

Investigator Buck succumbed to hepatitis which he contracted in 1971 when he punctured with a hypodermic needle which he was confiscating. He was diagnosed with the illness in 1972 and his health began to deteriorate until his death.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Monday, November 29, 1971

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Investigator Thomas L. Buck will always be remembered for his service to the New York State Police, and to the people of the Great State of New York.

To any family member of Investigator Buck, your loved one will never ever be forgotten. May Tom rest peacefully in heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

July 18, 2022

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