Police Officer William Buechner
Auburn (AL) Police Department
End of Watch: May 19, 2019
Police Officer William Buechner was shot and killed while he and two other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call. After the officers arrived on scene, the suspect opened fire on them, killing Officer Buechner and wounding two other officers. The suspect fled the area on foot but was arrested the next morning and charged with capital murder. Officer Buechner is the 21st officer to be killed by gunfire this year and the third officer fatality from the state of Alabama in 2019.
Chief of Police
City of Auburn Police
161 N Ross Street
Auburn, AL 36830
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