Death in the Line of Duty

By Veronica Dietrich |

Published 05/31 2014 06:24PM

Updated 05/31 2014 09:28PM

Officials with the Potter County Sheriff's office say Sergeant Paul Buckles was participating in an active shooter drill in Canyon yesterday, when he collapsed and became unresponsive.

The sergeant passed away a short time later.

The Canyon High Alum joined the Potter County Sheriff's Office 26 years ago.

Sergeant Buckles was 57 years old.

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