Deputy Sheriff Lester John Miller

Deputy Sheriff Lester John Miller

Schuyler County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 19, 1958

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Lester John Miller

Deputy Sheriff Lester Miller was killed in an automobile crash on Route 226 between Altay and Coles Corner.

The county sheriff had ordered him to respond to reports of disorderly subjects. He was en route to his home to change into his uniform when the crash occurred at about 10:55 pm.

Deputy Miller was a U.S. Army Air Forces veteran of WWII and recipient of the Purple Heart, EAME Theater Medal, and Air Medal. He had served with the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office for seven months. He was survived by his wife, two sons, two stepdaughters, parents, grandparents, two brothers, and four sisters.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

disorderly, routine driving

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

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