Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Clifton T. Miller

Rossford Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, May 14, 1966

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Reflections for Patrolman Clifton T. Miller

It's been 54 years since Daddy passed. I was 4 yrs old. We still miss and love him.
Mom just passed away on Dec. 13th 2019.she is now with him again. We love and miss her too.

Clifton T Miller. Jr

May 15, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Miller.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 21, 2019

This is my father,my Dad. I was only 4 years old . I sure wish I got to know him.

Clifton T Miller. Jr

May 14, 2019

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Clifton T. Miller of the Rossford Police Department, Ohio and the additional 52 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

May 14, 2018

Your Daughter gave a very moving tribute to you tonight at the Candlelight Vigil. Thank you for your service & God Bless your Family.

Special Agent D. McCann
CSX Police

May 14, 2017

I just heard your speech at the Candlelight Vigil in DC. I too am the daughter of a fallen officer. Your speech echoed my thoughts so much. Please email me. I would love to talk with you. I currently live in Oling Green Ohio

Your father is smiling!

God Bless

Connie Smith Buckland

May 14, 2016

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

May 14, 2016

Daddy, I was recently elected National President of Concerns of Police Survivors. I hope you are proud of me; I'll draw on your strength to help lead an organization of grieving survivors.

Brenda Donner, daughter
Concerns of Police Survivors

July 19, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 14, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 46th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 15, 2012

Your daughter Brenda's untiring efforts on behalf of C.O.P.S. serves as a fitting tribute to your heroic and selfless service. God bless you and may you rest in peace, brethren.

(Retired)Police Officer Gregory Kral
Miami-Dade Police Dept. FL

February 28, 2012

I am fortunate enough to call one of Patrolman Miller's children a friend. I know he would be so very proud of all the work Brenda does in his honor, and in the honor of all fallen officers. Brenda was only eight when she lost her father - but it is clear that he instilled some very high values in her.

Anonymous

September 9, 2009

Patrolman Miller

Your daughter Brenda stoped by my house today, I assume after seeing my patrol car parked out front. She is the VP for WACOPS and was offering her assistance for our local fundraisers honoring other fallen heros. Seemed like a great lady that is carrying on your legacy.

RIP

Deputy J Houck
King County SO (WA)

April 23, 2009

Dad,

Aunt Skip was able to attend National Police Week with me this year, and was quite moved.

When you died, there certainly weren't law enforcement memorials or Concerns of Police Survivors...we just muddled through as best as we could.

It was carthartic for Aunt Skip, as it was for Mom 2 years ago, to experience all that Police Week has to offer, attend survivor seminars, and mentor those who have suffered more recent losses.

Just wanted you to know, daddy, that it doesn't matter how long you've been parted from us, we love you very much and know we'll see you again someday.

Your eldest offspring, Brenda

Brenda, daughter of Patrolman Miller
Seattle resident

May 23, 2008

Miller Family, Thank your for your kind reflection. Dad was very proud to serve and my wife was an outstanding Law Enforcement spouse. I miss them greatly as I know you miss Clifton. May they all rest in peace and know that they are never forgotten.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs Okla. Police Dept.

October 30, 2007

Dad,

41 years. Wow.

All of us have now heard about a group called Concerns of Police Survivors, and we're involved to varying degrees with our state's chapters. National Police Week, just concluded, found thousands of your fellow brothers and sisters in blue converging upon a police memorial in Washington D.C. They, and countless others, paid tribute to you and all other fallen officers. It was very touching, but all of the families think like we do -- we'd rather NOT have had a reason to go the to memorial.

Brenda, daughter of Clifton Miller

May 26, 2007

I met Mrs.Miller today at the Toledo officers showing, and I just wanted to say you are a wonderful and strong woman. I am honored to have met you and your son.
God Bless
Corrina Hetrick-Coffman

corrina Hetrick
sibling survivor

February 24, 2007

PATROLMAN MILLER, YOU REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND. I SALUTE YOU. I THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. YOU DID NOT LOSE YOUR LIFE, YOU GAVE IT IN SERVICE TO OTHERS. A TRUE HERO INDEED.

THOSE CLOSE TO THIS HERO, PLEASE TAKE COMFORT IN KNOWING THAT THERE ARE PEOPLE ALL OVER THIS LAND, FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE, THAT GRIEVE WITH YOU. KEEP HIM IN YOUR HEART, AND PASS HIS STORY ALONG.

ALTHOUGH IT HAS BEEN 40 YEARS SINCE YOUR SACRIFICE, YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. HEROES NEVER ARE.

TO HIS FAMILY, MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

Jim Sweeney Civilian New Jersey
A FREIND TO ALL PEACE OFFICERS

November 2, 2006

Dad,
40 years...Sunday was also Mother's Day, so it was kind of strange.

children of Clifton Thomas Miller
Rossford, Ohio, EOW 05/14/1966

May 16, 2006

Patrolman Miller,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rossford. It's a shame that those two different juries couldn't have given you the justice that you deserved.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous
Anonymous

May 14, 2006

Dad,
Officers are still losing their lives during vehicle pursuits. We just read of young Officer Beyerstedt's death, and feel so badly for the family, knowing the pain they are endurng.

Did you know -- yeah, you probably do -- that you're a great-grandfather now?

We still mail your badge back and forth, so we each have a chance to hold it close and reflect on the turns our lives took, and how we are hopefully making you proud of us to this day.

children of Clifton Thomas Miller

April 30, 2006

Dad,
Every time we read of another officer down, it breaks our hearts; Ohio has lost another one already in this new year. You might have already met Bryan Hurst.
Sometimes we wonder how our lives would have been different if you'd been able to stick around.
We hope that we are fulfilling the hopes and dreams you had for your family.
We love you daddy, and know we'll see you again someday.

children of Clifton Thomas Miller

January 28, 2005

04/21/04

Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

April 21, 2004

Rest in peace Brother Clifton you are a true hero and will not be forgotten.


Son Of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

January 8, 2004

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