Melancon is a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native who has held the position of marketing director at Baton Rouge Title Company
for the past thirteen years. A mother of three, Vicki decided to write her first book after the tragic death of her son, Terry,
who worked as a narcotics detective for the Baton Rouge Police Department and was killed in a narcotics raid on August 10,
2005. Vicki Melancon is the author of End of Watch: The Terry Melancon Jr. Story.
to the book description, “Terry Lee Melancon Jr. wanted nothing more from life than to become a narcotics detective.
His dream came true when he became a detective for the Narcotics Division of the Baton Rouge Police Department. But sadly,
his dream was short-lived as Terry was killed in a narcotics raid August 10, 2005.
this heartwarming and heart-wrenching account of Terry’s life, his mother, Vicki, chronicles her son’s inspirational
story. End of Watch: The Terry Melancon Story
is much more than a mother sharing her grief. It is the story of a young boy who grew into a man dedicated to helping others
and serving God.
this true story, readers will get to know Terry from childhood to manhood and learn about the lives he touched from Baton
Rouge to Mozambique, Africa, where a church in a poverty-stricken area bears his name. Terry’s life as a narcotics detective
is thoroughly depicted, as well as the circumstances surrounding his heroic death.
of Watch is much more than the story of a man. It is the story of an inspiration.”