Officer John Miller

Officer John Miller

November 16, 2007 Dublin, CA

Officer John Miller was killed in an automobile accident while searching for a reported drunk driver.

The officer was driving south on North Livermore Avenue about a mile north of Interstate 580 when he lost control of his patrol car around a sharp curve and struck a tree.

Officers from the Livermore Police Department located the drunken driving suspect, on eastbound I-580 near Greenville Road, and he was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on suspicion of DUI, evading police and driving without a license.

Officer Miller had served with the California Highway Patrol for one year and was assigned to the Dublin Area Office.

He is survived by his wife and two children.