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

The 32-year-old suspect, charged with negligent homicide, accepted a plea bargain following a hung jury.

Officer Keddy had served as a part-time officer with the East Kingston Police Department for eight 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.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 184

Incident Details

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

accident investigation, DUI

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Officer Keddy, I am dear friends with your son. You would be extremely proud of his accomplishments and carrying your family name. He has told me your story on numerous conversations and I wish we could have met. Rest in peace Uncle Mel.

Patrolman A Houston
Festus Police Department

June 28, 2022

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