Deputy First Class Kyle Melancon

Deputy First Class Kyle Melancon

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, August 1, 2020

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Kyle Melancon

Deputy First Class Kyle Melancon died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Corrections Transportation Division.

Deputy Melancon had served with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office for seven years. He is survived by his wife and son.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 1959

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 7, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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DFC Melancon,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ascencion Parish. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 1, 2021

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