Rose M. Miller, MPA, MSS, CPP, CHPA
Colonel, USA (Retired)
Rose is a staff consultant. She has been in the security/law enforcement field for over 30 years. She is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania and received a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. She is board certified in Security Management and is designated as a Certified Protection Professional by ASIS International and a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator by IAHSS International.
Rose’s professional experience includes a 27 year career as an Army officer, retiring as a Colonel. During her career as a Military Police officer, she led military police and government civilian police in organizations ranging in size from 45 to 600 personnel. She has been responsible for law enforcement, criminal investigations, anti-terrorism, and security for multiple military facilities geographically dispersed throughout the United States and in Germany, South Korea, and Afghanistan. She is a combat veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan where she served as the Commander of a Brigade Task Force of over 600 personnel and as the Chief of Police for all U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan. Her last assignment on active duty was as the Chief of Police and Chief of Security, Force Protection, and Law Enforcement for the U.S. Army Materiel Command, a four star general command, of over 55,000 personnel. She received numerous awards while on active duty to include the Bronze Star Medal and the Distinguished Service Medal. In 2011, she was recognized by the Clarion University of Pennsylvania Alumni Foundation with the Distinguished Achievement Award.
After retirement from the Army, Rose joined the private sector, working as a management consultant in Arlington, Virginia, providing policy expertise in domestic operations. She has also been self-employed as a consultant in security, program management and business development.
Rose joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. in 2011, serving as the Director of Protective Services for a 926 bed adult Level I Trauma hospital and its associated facilities. Along with her responsibilities for all security and police functions, she oversaw both parking and transportation services, both multi-million dollar a year contract operations. During her tenure, she developed an unarmed police force and successfully teamed them with the hospital’s armed police officers, implemented an automated secure visitor management system, reduced vulnerabilities and enhanced both security and patient and visitor satisfaction. In 2014, she was recognized by the Women’s Security Council as one of seven top Women of the Year in the security industry.
Professional Affiliations and Certifications
International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator
“SRMC is a team of experts who work passionately to meet our clients’ challenges and recommend compliant and sustainable solutions. I am proud to work for a company that emulates the same core values of my previous military career. I am excited to share my experience in multiple diverse organizations and security environments to help our clients solve a problem, mitigate a risk, or reduce a security concern, allowing them to focus on their primary functions. We gain satisfaction knowing that we can make a difference in protecting people and assets for clients.” – Rose Miller