Patrolman Robert E. Miller

Patrolman Robert E. Miller

LaGrange Park Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, September 4, 1960

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Robert E. Miller

Patrolman Robert Miller succumbed to injuries suffered while responding to a fire three days earlier when his police motorcycle and another car collided at the intersection of LaGrange Road and Oak Avenue.

The impact knocked Patrolman Miller into a cement light pole, causing fatal injuries.

Patrolman Miller had served with the LaGrange Park Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife, son and daughter.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 301

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 1, 1960

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Officer Miller's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 2-15-17 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

February 15, 2017

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