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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He was a great grandpa and always gave the warmest hugs.He always came home looking so happy to see me and my sister.He wasn't supposed to die,but even though he did I can still fell his hugs and kisses.We all hope you are resting in peace papa.

Jaiden Frost

March 31, 2014

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