Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Sentenced to life
Patrolman Philip Miller was shot and killed after responding to a burglary alarm at a high school.
When he approached the scene he scared one of the burglars and became involved in a foot chase. As he was looking for the burglar, the man ambushed him from a dark driveway. The fatal round entered between two panels of his vest.
The killer was sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison.
Patrolman Miller had served with the Kansas City Police Department for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.