Officer suspected of domestic abuse no longer employed by BPD

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- A Boise Police officer suspended last month after he was arrested on domestic violence charges is no longer employed by the city of Boise.

Lynn Hightower, Boise Police spokesperson, told KBOI 2News that 43-year-old Gary Miller's employment ended April 3. He had been with Boise PD for 16 years and had been assigned to the department's Bench Patrol Division.

He was placed on suspension for more than two weeks before his employment ended.

"The Boise Police Department demands the highest professional conduct from its officers, both on and off duty, which includes conformance to laws," the department said in a news release last month.

Miller, who's trial is scheduled for May 21, is charged with misdemeanor domestic battery and misdemeanor battery.