Officer Melvin Alan Keddy

Officer Melvin Alan Keddy

East Kingston Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Thursday, September 7, 1995

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Melvin Alan Keddy

Officer Keddy was struck and killed by a drunk driver vehicle while investigating a one car accident. He was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The suspect was charged in connection with Officer Keddy's death and accepted a plea bargain following a hung jury.

Officer Keddy had served as a part-time officer with the East Kingston Police Department for 8 years. He is survived by his two children.

On September 7, 2005, a portion of Route 125 was dedicated as the Officer Melvin A. Keddy Memorial Highway.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 184

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Keddy,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of East Kingston. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 7, 2020

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