Quentin Miller was born and raised in Asheville and graduated from Asheville High School in 1981. Quentin joined the U.S. Army in 1983 where he served as a Military Policeman for 11 years. His tours included Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Irwin, California; and two overseas tours in Germany.

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While stationed at Fort Bragg in 1985, Quentin met soldier Karen Sconiers who he has been happily married to for 31 years, they have raised six children and now enjoy spending time with their nine grandchildren. Quentin and Karen have also fostered more than 100 children in their home since 2005.

Quentin returned home to Buncombe County in 1994 and joined the Asheville Police Department. Quentin is a highly decorated officer and served as a member of the Asheville Police Department’s original community policing unit "PACT", where he received Officer of the Year and the Overall Regional Award for initiating a street ministry and midnight basketball program for at risk youth. He also led a job training program for unemployed community members, and ran a summer camp for at risk youth for nearly a decade.

Quentin holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the North Carolina Department of Justice and graduated from the Administrative Officers Management Program at N.C. State.

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Quentin is committed to increasing diversity and equity throughout our community. As a School Resource Officer, he has helped to re-direct youth out of the Schools to Prison Pipeline. Quentin was honored for initiating a street ministry and midnight basketball series for at-risk youth.

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