Patrolman Andrew Miller

Patrolman Andrew Miller

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, May 8, 1948

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Andrew Miller

Patrolman Andrew Miller was shot and killed with his own weapon after responding to a call at 439 Marshall Court.

His partner and the suspect's wife left the residence to go sign a warrant for the man's arrest. While they were gone, a struggle ensued between the man and Patrolman Miller in which Patrolman Miller was shot with his own .38 caliber service revolver.

The suspect, 34, with a long criminal record that included shootings and stabbings, was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Miller had served with the Louisville Police Department for 30 years. He was survived by his wife, three brothers, and a sister.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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Patrolman Miller,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 8, 2023

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