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Peoria picks Art Miller as its new police chief

August 9, 2018

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — 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.

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