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The Iowa Department of Public Safety Peace Officer Memorial Page Remembers . . .

Council Bluffs Police Department



Sergeant Wilbur B. "Webb" Miller

Sergeant Miller was shot on Tuesday, April 30, 1935, in Omaha, Nebraska, after chasing a stolen taxi over the Missouri River and across the state line from Council Bluffs. During the ensuing shootout Sergeant Miller shot and killed the suspect but received a head wound and succumbed to the injuries Wednesday, May 1, 1935.

Sergeant Miller was 37 years old.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-05-2010 (JLR)