Deputy Chief Tyreece Miller

Deputy Chief of Operational Support

Tyreece Miller was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police on July 1, 2016. Deputy Chief Miller oversees the Operational Support Bureau, which includes Crime Intelligence Analysis, Community Relations, Crime Prevention, Evidence & Property Room, and the Family Justice Center.  The Family Justice Center houses personnel who investigate domestic violence, child abuse and sex crimes.  It also holds the office that manages several grants maintained by JPD.  Along with these duties, Miller continues to command the Criminal Investigation Division.

Miller has been a member of the Jackson Police Department since 1997.  He worked as a patrolman until 2000, when he was transferred to investigator in the Metro Narcotics Unit.  In 2002, Miller was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division’s Violent Crimes Unit, charged with investigating serious and predominantly felony crimes against individuals.  He was promoted to sergeant of VCU in 2008 and a year later was promoted to lieutenant.  In 2013, Miller was appointed captain of CID, overseeing major crimes, property crimes, organized crimes and registered sex offenders who are required to report to JPD.

Outside of the department, Miller strives to serve the community through volunteering with several non-profits and social service agencies across Jackson.  He is a member of the Jackson Rotary Club and a 2012 graduate of Leadership Jackson.  Miller often speaks to community and school groups on crime awareness and citizen safety.

 A Jackson native, Miller attended North Side High School. After graduating, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps subsequently receiving an honorable discharge.

While employed with the police department, Miller completed college summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Bethel University.

Miller and his family make their home in Jackson.

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