ONEIDA, N.Y. --- The Oneida Police Department is reporting former Chief David R. Meeker Senior has died. The department posting a tribute on their Facebook page commemorating his 36 years of service.
Meeker served in the Oneida Police Department from July of 1981 to October of 2017 when he retired due to an unexpected illness.
The Police Department posted this to their Facebook Page:
"Chief Meeker’s love for the Police Department, our members, and the community, was abundant and apparent throughout his many years. He will surely be missed by so many.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Meeker family and friends, and we offer our sincere condolences during this difficult time. We have the watch from here, Rest in Peace Chief. #221"