The Orange Police Department hosted a swearing-in ceremony today for its newest officer, Makiem Miller. (Which was live-streamed on the OPD Facebook Page)
Officer Miller comes to Orange (originally) from the New Haven Police Department, where he spent twenty years. While with the New Haven PD, Officer Miller held the ranks of Detective, Sergeant, and Lieutenant. Notably, he was the District Manager for the Whalley Avenue district in New Haven prior to his retirement.
After retirement, Officer Miller was named the Chief of Police for Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina.
Officer Miller holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in criminal justice from Sacred Heart University. He also holds a Master’s Degree in criminal justice from American Military University and a Graduate Certificate in public administration from the University of New Haven.
Officer Miller’s daughter, Mariah, herself a newly appointed New Haven Police Department officer had the honor of pinning her father with his OPD badge.
Officer Miller will be assigned to the patrol division.