Type of Officer: Kansas Highway Patrol
Jurisdiction: Overland Park
County: Johnson
Death Date: 1/19/1968
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Sergeant Miller, of the Kansas Highway Patrol, responded to a bank robbery call in Overland Park at the Metcalf Bank. Along with officers from several other agencies, Miller was assisting in the apprehension of the suspect, Henry Floyd Brown, when he was shot and killed. Sergeant Miller was the first trooper to die by gunshot.