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MSP inspector who spent time at Sault post retires after 29 years

Keck, a native of Kalkaska who grew up in Ypsilanti, currently serving as Michigan State Police Seventh District Assistant Commander
Inspector Frank Keck started career with state police service in 1995

GAYLORD – After over 29 years of service, Inspector Frank Keck will be retiring from the Michigan State Police (MSP) effective April 1.

Inspector Keck is a native of Kalkaska and grew up in Ypsilanti. He earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at Michigan State University.

Inspector Keck began his career with the MSP on Jan. 15, 1995, as a member of the 111th Trooper Recruit School. His first post assignment was at the Cadillac Post as a trooper. From there he went to Traverse Narcotics Team as a detective trooper, he was promoted to sergeant at the Sault Ste. Marie Post, and detective sergeant at Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement where he also served on the FBI Task Force.

He was promoted to detective lieutenant at Huron Undercover Narcotics Team, and then promoted again to detective first lieutenant as the MSP Seventh District Headquarters Task Force Section Commander, and later transferred to MSP Headquarters in Lansing as the Narcotics Section Commander.

He later transferred to the MSP Cadillac Post where he served as the post commander. He was promoted to his current position in September 2021 serving as the Michigan State Police Seventh District Assistant Commander.

Inspector Keck is also a graduate of the 266th FBI National Academy. Inspector Keck plans on working on his cars and enjoying time with his family when he retires.