Police Officer Noel Ray Miller

Police Officer Noel Ray Miller

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, June 6, 1958

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Noel Ray Miller

Officer Noel Miller was shot and killed while he and three other area law enforcement officers conducted a narcotics raid on a home.

As they approached the house, a suspect ran inside. The officers chased him into the house and into a back room. As Officer Miller entered the room, he was shot by the suspect.

The subject was convicted of capital murder and executed on August 12, 1960.

Officer Miller was a United States Marine Corps Korean War veteran and served with the Houston Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 1336
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 5, 1958
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Executed in 1960

narcotics, Raid

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Noel Ray Miller. Your legacy lives on within all of your loved ones today and everyday. We honor your life by remembering you and the ultimate sacrifice you made for your community and family. May you live in eternity. Love, James and Chad. 2023

Chad and James

May 5, 2023

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