Officer James L. Keeton

BADGE #310
EOW: February 5th, 1971
Age: 27

Officer Keeton was shot to death with his own weapon by Bertram Greenberg, a suspect in the rape and murder of a 13-year-old California girl. Keeton, who lost his pistol during a skirmish with Greenberg, was shot after stopping Greenberg for a traffic violation on Interstate 40, 12 miles west of the New Mexico state line.

James L Keeton Memorial Site

Eastbound I-40 Mile Post 347.3