Sergeant John Milliron

Sergeant John Milliron

Nashville City Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, July 12, 1916

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John Milliron

Sergeant Milliron was shot and killed after he and three others officers responded to a house where illegal activity was suspected to be occurring. The suspect inside began to argue with Sergeant Milliron and shot him in the back of the neck with a shotgun. Other officers returned fire and wounded the suspect.

Sergeant Milliron had been with the agency for 10 years and was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 12, 2020

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