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Patriot Guard Mission Complete for
Fallen Hero Captain Robert Melton
Killed in Line of Duty
Date of Death 19 July 2016
Mission Date: Saturday 23 July 2016
Location: Kansas City, Kansas

Thank you to everyone who participated in the mission.

  Captain Robert 'Dave' Melton   Captain Robert D. "Dave" Melton was shot and killed Tuesday, 19 July 2016, while on duty in Kansas City, Kansas.

Captain Melton joined the Kansas City Police Department in December 1999, and was currently serving as a Captain in Bureau of Operations and as a member of the Honor Guard. Prior to that he worked as a Wyandotte County Sheriff Deputy from 1990 to 1999.  He served as an enlisted soldier in the Kansas Army National Guard from 1986 to 2012.

The Patriot Guard extends sincere sympathy to the Melton family, friends, and fellow officers.  Please keep them in your prayers.

  The Patriot Guard has been invited to attend the funeral service of Captain Melton.

Visitation:   Friday, July 22 2016   4pm-6pm
The Jack Reardon Center   -   520 Minnesota,   Kansas City, KS
Staging at 3pm - Mission brief at 1530 - Establish flag line before 1600.

Funeral Service:   Saturday, July 23 2016,   9am
Sporting KC Arena   -   1 Sporting Way,   Kansas City, KS 66111

Ride to the stadium parking on France Family Drive.
Law Enforcement Officers will direct riders to the staging area.

Burial at Leavenworth National Cemetery following funeral service

Mission Ride Captains:
    ALR Area Director Don Harden
    Terry "Darkhorse" Houck