Patrolman Albert Miller

Patrolman Albert Miller

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, December 3, 1913

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Albert Miller

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, ages 18, 19, and 20, were subsequently convicted of manslaughter and sentencd to indeterminate terms in the Mansfield Reformatory. All three were paroled on May 15, 1915.

Patrolman Miller had been with the agency for two years. He was survived by his wife, who fought the suspects in loosing effort to get them off her husband. He was also survived by his son.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Paroled in 1915

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Albert Miller of the Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 60 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

December 3, 2019

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