Chief James G. Miller – Cranston Police

Chief James G. Miller

     Chief of Police James G. Miller passed away on August 15, 1941.  He was born in Millville, Massachusetts, on August 8, 1876.  He was appointed a Cranston police constable in 1896, and was one of the first ten full-time patrolmen when the city established a permanent police department in 1910.  

     Chief Miller was appointed Chief of Police in 1929, and is credited with establishing the first city police training school for perspective officers, as well as in-service-training for veteran officers. 

     Rest in peace.