Deputy Sheriff Bill Miller

Deputy Sheriff Bill Miller

Magoffin County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, December 25, 1951

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Bill Miller

Deputy Bill Miller was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a murder suspect.

Deputy Miller had received information that the suspect was hiding at a residence. He was shot by the suspect as he opened the door. Deputy Miller was able to return fire and kill the suspect despite being mortally wounded.

Deputy Miller had served with the Magoffin County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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I remember the day of your death, I was only 5 but my mother was crushed as was my aunts and uncle. They felt your death for the rest of their lives. Thank you for your bravery and honor. Your loving granddaughter.

Barbara Barber
Granddaughter, daughter of Cleta Hall Miller

May 27, 2020

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