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Sheriff Nimrod Johnson Miller | Burnet County Sheriff's Office, Texas Burnet County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Sheriff

Nimrod Johnson Miller

Burnet County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, September 1, 1881

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Edged weapon; Bow and arrow

Offender: Not available

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Sheriff Miller was shot with an arrow and beaten by several suspects while en route to Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma) to arrest a suspect. Sheriff Miller's body was never found. Details of his demise were not learned until a prisoner in Fort Smith, Arkansas, confessed that he witnessed the murder.

Sheriff Miller had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

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Rest in Peace Sheriff Nimrod Johnson Miller Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Burnet County and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire!

Amen.

Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
September 23, 2016

 

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