Retired Detective Robert “Bobby” Miller was a Law Enforcement Officer with 30 years of distinguished service with the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Miami-Dade County, Florida. He retired honorably on September 30, 2020.
In 1991, after the completion of a nine-month academy, Detective Miller was assigned to uniform patrol at the MDPD Midwest District Station. He was transferred a year later to the Northwest District Station where he continued patrol for the next three years. Following patrol, Detective Miller served in the district’s Team Police Unit and the Crime Suppression Team. His foundation as an investigator became rooted when assigned to the General Investigations Unit. Detective Miller’s investigative experience advanced with a six-year assignment in the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) – Robbery Bureau. He finally achieved his personal goal and in 2002, he was transferred to the CID – Homicide Bureau.
His fourteen plus years of vast experience in the Homicide Bureau included assignments in a Rotational Homicide Team, the Strategic Investigations Squad (S.I.S.), the Traffic Homicide Unit and the Cold Case Squad.
Detective Miller served his last three years with MDPD in the Professional Compliance Bureau – Public Corruption Section. During a seven-year period, Detective Miller was also a part of the MDPD’s prestigious Honor Guard Unit.
Detective Miller is a former commission member with the Florida Sheriffs Association Cold Case Advisory Commission (CCAC) and for over 20 years, he has been a guest lecturer at the University of Miami School of Law.
Detective Miller was previously on the board of directors with the Florida Homicide Investigators Association (FHIA). He is the current Vice President for the National Homicide Investigators Association (www.thenhia.org).
Prior to a career in law enforcement, Detective Miller served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps.