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Patrolman Albert Miller | Cleveland Police Department, Ohio Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Albert Miller

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 3, 1913

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Blunt object

Offender: Three suspects found guilty

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Patrolman Albert Miller was beaten to death after being called from home to quell a disturbance two doors down from his house.

Several people were attempting to gain entranc to a party uninvited. As Patrolman Miller emerged from his home drowsy and half dressed the crowd began to jeer him and attacked him. One of the men struck him in the head with a piece of fence, crushing his skull. Three men were subsequently convicted of manslaughter and sentencd to prison.

Patrolman Miller had been with the agency for two years. He was survived by his wife, who witnessed the entire incident, and son.

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Albert Miller of the Cleveland Police Department, Ohio and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police
December 3, 2017

 

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