Sergeant James Lawrence "Buck" Dancy

Sergeant James Lawrence "Buck" Dancy

North Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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James Lawrence "Buck" Dancy

Sergeant Buck Dancy died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 during a confirmed exposure in the 600 block of West 29th Street on November 10th, 2020.

Sergeant Dancy had served with the North Little Rock Police Department for 35 years. He is survived by his daughter.

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge 514

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 10, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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The perfect example of a saved sinner, father, friend, mentor, and leader. My heart hurts daily. He never gave those he loved an option to not be a part of his family. Anyone with ears to hear and eyes to see will know the power of redemption through salvation in Jesus and how incredible Buck Dancy was. The world is better because he was a part and we are better for knowing him and being loved by him and his lovely daughter, Rebekah.

Detective Raul Dallas
North Little Rock Police Department

March 18, 2021

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