Police Officer Richard Thomas Miller

Police Officer Richard Thomas Miller

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, July 21, 1986

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Richard Thomas Miller

Police Officer Richard Miller was killed when he was intentionally chased and run-down by a driver who was high on narcotics.

He was on traffic duty on 33rd Street in front of Memorial Stadium before the start of a Baltimore Orioles baseball game. Officer Miller was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries six weeks later.

The suspect was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Officer Miller had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 32 years.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge 1998

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 12, 1986
  • Weapon Automobile; Narcotics involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

drunk driver

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 21, 2020

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