Run for Rus ...Saturday, February 5th, 2011
Officer Russell M. Miller Sr., a 12-year veteran of the Chino Police Department, died in the line of duty on February 1, 2000. Officer Miller was involved in a routine traffic stop, and while approaching the stopped vehicle, was struck from behind by a second vehicle, driven by a subject who was under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. Officer Miller was critically injured, and was transported to a nearby trauma center where he died while undergoing surgery. The driver of the involved vehicle fled the scene of the collision and was apprehended a short time later after being involved in a second traffic collision.