Keith was born and raised in the local community where he currently resides with his wife and son. He started his law enforcement career as a cadet with the Mountain View Police Department in 1984. In 1985 Keith worked as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office and as a Reserve Police Officer with MVPD. In 1986, Keith joined the Newark Police Department for four years.
In 1990, Keith returned to MVPD, retiring as the rank of Lieutenant in 2015. He has stayed active with the Mountain View Police Department and currently holds the position of Reserve Police Officer.
Keith is a graduate from Saint Francis High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Long Beach and an Associate of Arts degree from De Anza College.