Trooper William P. Keane

Trooper William P. Keane

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, August 23, 2013

William P. Keane

Trooper William Keane suffered a fatal heart attack while officially representing the New York State Police in the North American Inspectors Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Trooper Keane had been participating in the timed commercial vehicle inspection events when he began to feel ill. He was transported to a local hospital when his conditioned worsened but passed away a short time later.

Trooper Keane was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the New York State Police for 26 years and was assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit in Troop A. He is survived by his wife, seven children, and six grandchildren.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge 4216
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Utah

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RIP Trooper William P. Keane, you will never ever be forgotten. I truly thank you for your service in the United States Navy and for your service to our great nation. I also thank you for your service as a New York State Trooper. May God always bless your wife, seven children and ALL your grandchildren.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

January 31, 2018

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