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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Constable Buffington your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Simpson County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

June 16, 2016

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