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Peoria picks Art Miller as its new police chief

Posted: 8:36 AM, Aug 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-09 15:36:24Z
Peoria picks Art Miller as its new police chief

The city of Peoria has a new police chief.

City officials announced Wednesday that Art Miller has been selected for the job after a national search resulted in 55 applicants.
    
Miller was with the Los Angeles Police Department from 1978 to 2012 and held upper-level management and leadership roles in the department for 20 years.
    
For the past five years, Miller served as police chief in South Pasadena, California.
    
Miller is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the U.S. Army West Point Leadership Program.
    
He's expected to start his job with Peoria on Sept. 5.