Ernest Miller

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Service Record

Watertown New York Police Department

Rank Officer
Salary $87,914 (2020)[1]
Last Known Status Suspended[2]

Incident Reports

2023 Driving While Intoxicated

On March 7, 2023, Miller was on-duty and driving a marked police cruiser when he was pulled over.[2]

Miller was given a Breathalyzer test, which measured .17, over twice the legal limit of .08.[2]

Response Timeline

On March 7, 2023, Miller was relieved of duty.[2]

On April 7, 2023, Miller was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated.[2]

Miller was suspended without pay.[2]

On July 2, 2023, the state Division of Criminal Justice Services decertified Miller following his resignation or retirement.[3][4]

LEO Ratings


  1. Ernest Miller, Watertown, govSalaries
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Diane Rutherford, On-duty Watertown police officer allegedly drove patrol car while drunk, WWNY, 2023-04-07
  3. Officer Decertification, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
  4. NYCRR Part 6056, New York State