Patrolman Phillip Allen Miller

Patrolman Phillip Allen Miller

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, December 13, 1983

Phillip Allen Miller

Patrolman Philip Miller was shot and killed after responding to a burglary alarm at a high school.

When he approached the scene he scared one of the burglars and became involved in a foot chase. As he was looking for the burglar, the man ambushed him from a dark driveway. The fatal round entered between two panels of his vest.

The killer was sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison.

Patrolman Miller had served with the Kansas City Police Department for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Phil, A young man is researching you right now as he considers a career in law enforcement. Your example of service, duty and family are never forgotten.

Joe McHale
Chief of Police, Marion Iowa KCMO PD (ret.)

January 18, 2018

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