Recently Fallen Hero

Police Officer Robert McKeithen

Biloxi (MS) Police Department
End of Watch: May 5, 2019

Police Officer Robert McKeithen was shot and killed outside of police headquarters. A male suspect walked up to Officer McKeithen and shot him multiple times. Officer McKeithen was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect remains at large. Officer McKeithen is the 19th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Mississippi in 2019.


Chief of Police John Miller
Biloxi Police Department
170 Porter Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530

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12 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. How tragic! I’m so saddened. Rest in peace Hero!! My deepest condolences to family blood and blue and friends!

    1. So very sad, tragic and senseless, such a sad poss of a brother LEO. I had the priviledge and honor to work with the Biloxi Police Dept. during the tragedy of Katrina, what a great department and officers. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and department during this very sad and tragic situation. God Bless🙏💔

  2. im so very sorry for this officers tragic death and sorry the family and co workers suffer to. may Jesus console you all.

  3. My heart is full of sorrow as Officer McKeithen never had a chance as this was a cold and brutal murder of a man that served 24 years for the safety of the public.
    reat my Brother in Blue. Your family and your Blue family will miss you.

  4. Rest in God’s arms, Officer McKeithen. Your Service and Sacrifice will always be remembered.
    To his Family, and Blue Family, this LEO Mom mourns for all of you. My heart aches, and tears fall, for the loss of such an amazing Man and Hero.

  5. Officer McKeithen was a servant of all the people. I don’t consider the scumbag coward who ambushed him a person, or a human being. I pray for Officer McKeithen’s family, and his brothers and sisters in hid department, and in the entire LEO community.

  6. Sickening! God please make these unnessary slaughters stop. He had no chance which is why these happen this way. Cowards gunning down unsuspecting officers. No mercy. I know all the other law enforcement officers will band together to apprehend this perpetrator. So sad. My heart Is broken with all the lives loss by our police officers. Capital punishment without the right of appeal, period.

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