Officer Milan Miller

Officer Milan Miller

Lead Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 1938

Milan Miller

Officer Milan Miller was shot and killed by a man he had encountered one year earlier.

Officer Miller had entered a bar and approximately 20 minutes later the subject entered as well and asked to speak to him. Officer Miller recognized him as a man he had kicked out of the town before. When the two went outside the subject opened fire, striking Officer Miller seven times.

The man was apprehended and sentenced to 15 years.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

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Officer Miller,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lead.


United States Border Patrol

November 22, 2018

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