Officer Kevin P. Marceau proudly served on the Dallas Police Department for seven years. Committed to his purpose of protected his community, Officer Marceau honorably served for four years in the United States Armed Forces during the Gulf War. He lived wholeheartedly by the phrase “To Serve and Protect.”
Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Officer Marceau was a true outdoorsman, spending his free time skeet shooting, running and biking. Known by his fellow officers as the “Practical Joker,” he never let a moment go by without working to better the lives of others through service and humor. He served the Southeast Dallas area proudly. When asked about his commitment to his community, he simply said, “I am making sure what they have they don’t lose because they already have nothing.” He was a dedicated father to his son, Jonathon, and always set a great example of dedication, courage and love for his son to look up to.
On November 13, 1996, Officer Kevin P. Marceau was working an off-duty law enforcement job near White Rock Lake when he witnessed a car accident. As the driver attempted to flee the scene, he attempted to chase the driver on foot, was struck by a moving vehicle and sustained critical injuries. After fighting for 14 years, Officer Marceau succumbed to his injuries on January 14, 2011. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Pat; his son, Jonathon and his four siblings.