Deputy Sheriff George Daniel Miller

Deputy Sheriff George Daniel Miller

Kay County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, July 21, 1923

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George Daniel Miller

Deputy George Miller and Deputy John Middleton were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man in a cafe.

As the deputies entered the cafe the suspect saw them and opened fire with a handgun, striking each deputy three times. Deputy Miller succumbed to his wounds at the scene and Deputy Middleton succumbed to his wounds the following day. The suspect immediately surrendered to local officials.

On September 29, 1923, the suspect, who claimed self defense, was acquitted.

Deputy Miller had served with the Kay County Sheriff's Office for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 21, 2020

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