Deputy Sheriff Matthew Jay Miller

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Jay Miller

Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, December 26, 2011

Matthew Jay Miller

Deputy Sheriff Matt Miller was killed in a motorcycle accident on Maitland Boulevard at the intersection with Gateway Drive, while attempting to make a traffic stop.

He had activated his emergency equipment and was attempting to catch up to a speeding vehicle when the driver of a car made a left hand turn in front of him, causing a collision. Deputy Miller was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Miller was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office for 24 years and had previously served with the Longwood Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge MT60
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

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