As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
April 19, 2004
Penn. Officer Killed On Duty in Traffic Accident
Officer Down: Sgt. James Miller - [Upper Dublin Township, Pennsylvania]
An Upper Dublin Township, Penn. police officer was killed in a
traffic accident at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Sgt. James Miller, 55, was on duty in an unmarked white SUV at the
time of the accident. Officials said Miller was on his way to another
The area was closed off Tuesday morning and traffic was diverted from
the area near Routes 63 and 152.
Video from a helicopter showed part of the SUV's front end missing as
a result of the accident.
At a mid-morning press conference, police said Miller was a 28-year
veteran of the force and had served in the military in the Middle
He was also a well-known volunteer in his local community, and was
married with two children, police said.
Miller is the first Upper Dublin officer to lose his life in the line of duty.
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