Constable Wilson Charles Buffington

Constable Wilson Charles Buffington

Simpson County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Thursday, June 16, 1960

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Wilson Charles Buffington

Constable Buffington was shot and killed by a man who was angry with the constable for arresting him for public drunkenness a week earlier. The suspect was apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace Constable Buffington.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2019

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