Message from Chief Miller

Chief MillerWelcome to the Thornton Police Department’s website. It is my hope that you find this page both informative and beneficial as we continue to strengthen our partnership with the community.

Our mission statement in part reads, “The Thornton Police Department will work in collaboration with the community to maintain and improve the quality of life, making the Town a safer, more desirable place to live, work and visit.”

Our goal is to continue to provide exceptional police services through this ongoing partnership with the Thornton community. Should you have a comment or concern regarding our agency, please do not hesitate to reach out to me at Your feedback and support are extremely important to the continued success of the Thornton Police Department.

Chief Kenneth Miller

About Chief Miller 

Chief Ken Miller has served with the Thornton Police Department since May 1st 2017, and is a 20-year veteran of Law enforcement. Miller previously worked in Farmington CT as the Patrol Executive Officer, held the rank of Sergeant within the organization, where he split his time supervising the agency’s Patrol, Youth, and Community Policing Services. His experiences also include municipal law enforcement service as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Criminal Investigator, and Shift Supervisor.

Chief Miller is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and holds a master’s degree in Justice Studies with a Homeland Security Certificate, he earned a bachelor’s degree (Honors) in Public Safety Administration from Charter Oak State College. Chief Miller is a graduate of the Roger Williams “Justice System Training and Research Institute” Command Series Training: Executive Development.  Chief Miller is a current member of the New Hampshire Chief’s of Police Association, Chairperson of the Grafton County Chiefs of Police, National Society of Leadership and Success (SNHU Chapter), Plymouth Court Jurisdictional Court Assoction (President), and the Lincoln- Woodstock Rotary Club (President).


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