Potter County (Texas) Sheriff's Office Sgt. Paul Buckles died Friday during a training exercise in Canyon, according to a post on the sheriff's office Facebook page, reports Amarillo.com. He was 58.
"He was ... a good, hardworking man," Sheriff Brian Thomas said Friday night by phone. "There's a lot of sadness in our department."
Buckles worked for the sheriff's office for 26 years, the Facebook post said.