Chief of Police James Donald Miller

Chief of Police James Donald Miller

Shelley Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch Thursday, March 2, 1989

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James Donald Miller

Chief James Miller was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle while assisting a couple who were locked out of their car.

Chief Miller had been with the Shelley Police Department for 28 years and is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge 1100

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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I remember this day so clearly. My husband was the first to respond and to be with Chief on this day. It was thee longest day and hardest day in his career.
It was chiefs birthday and so many birthday wishes coming to city hall and the station. He was a great man and mentor for Bret.

1104’s 42
Shelley police department

May 4, 2019

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