Jeffrey B. Miller, AA, BS, MPA, was the former commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police. Miller, a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, served in that position from March 24, 2003, after being confirmed by the Pennsylvania State Senate, until August 8, 2008.
Miller is a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council.
Miller is a 1981 graduate of Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was awarded an A.A. by the University of South Florida. Miller later earned his BS, criminal justice, from Elizabethtown College and a M.P.A. for the Pennsylvania State University.
Miller enlisted with the state police in 1984 and became a member of fifty-sixth graduating class of the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He then moved through the ranks, attaining: Corporal in 1988, Sergeant in 1990, Lieutenant in 1993, Captain in 1995, and Major in January 2002.
On January 9, 2003, Governor Edward G. Rendell nominated Miller to become 18th Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police, a Cabinet-level post. Col. Miller was unanimously confirmed by the Senate of Pennsylvania March 24, 2003.
Miller is known for his handling of the West Nickel Mines School shooting in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania.
Miller retired from the PSP on August 8, 2008. Command was temporarily transferred to Lt. Colonel Frank Pawlowski.
Following his career with the Pennsylvania State Police, Miller accepted a position with the National Football League (NFL). He currently serves as the league's "Director of Strategic Security", a newly created position. Miller will police fan behavior, stadium security, even cheating by teams.
Miller resides in Harrisburg with his wife Andrea, and their two daughters, Rachael and Allyson.