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Bryan police officer unexpectedly passes away at home

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Posted at 5:02 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 18:02:56-05

BRYAN, TX — A Bryan police officer unexpectedly passed away at his home Saturday.

According to the Bryan Police Department, Officer Kenneth Meadors started with the department in March 1991. He served as a patrol officer for five years before transferring to the Criminal Investigation Division in 1996.

In December 1998, Officer Meadors left the department and moved to Wyoming to work for the Casper Police Department. In July 1999, he returned to Texas and the Bryan Police Department.

He transferred to the Traffic Safety Unit in 2001 and promoted to Sergeant in 2003.

In 2007 he transferred to the Patrol Division working patrol before retiring in 2014. He worked a short time with the Madisonville County Sheriff's Office before suspending his retirement and returning to Bryan PD in 2016. He worked on patrol until June 2019 when he transferred to the Traffic Safety Unit.

On November 16, 2019, Officer Meadors unexpectedly passed away at his home.

Bryan Chief Eric Buske said the department is stunned by Officer Meadors death, and the family will miss his steady hand and dry sense of humor.

“The men and women of the Bryan Police Department were stunned by the unexpected death of Officer Kenny Meadors on Saturday. Kenny was well-liked and respected as a knowledgeable and experienced police officer. He had mentored numerous younger officers and served as a role model for all. The Bryan Police Department family already greatly misses his steady hand and dry sense of humor.”

There will be a public visitation on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center in Bryan.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, November 21 at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Bryan.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that a donation be made to your favorite charity in Officer Meadors' name.