Detective David E. Miller

Detective David E. Miller

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 2, 1983

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David E. Miller

Detective David Miller was killed in an automobile crash during a pursuit on Sunset Avenue at 2:10 am.

Detective Miller observed men get into an altercation resulting in a hit-and-run and gave pursuit. He was attempting to get them to slow down when his truck hit the vehicle, causing him to veer off of the roadway and strike a utility pole.

Detective Miller was a United States Marine Corps veteran and served with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He is survived by his expectant wife and two daughters.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace Detective Miller.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 4, 2019

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