Police Officer Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Police Officer Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 12, 1954

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Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Officer Kent was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding car on Navigation Boulevard. His police motorcycle struck the side a truck, causing him to be thrown to the ground.

Officer Kent had been with the agency for 19 years and had been assigned as a motorcycle officer for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and brother, who was also a Houston police officer.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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