SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Julian Miller is the new public information administrator for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.
Police Chief Willie Lovett made the announcement Wednesday at his weekly Comparative Statistics meeting.
Miller will lead a three-member staff that serves as liaison between the public and the police department, providing information through the news media, maintaining and updating the department web site and leading the department's community outreach, according to a news release.
Miller is a 44-year veteran of the newspaper industry. He is a former publisher of the Savannah Morning News until June 2008, when started a family real estate investing company. He started his career in Valdosta, Ga., as a police, sports and courts reporter and moved to Savannah in 2005 after 16 years as president of The Augusta Chronicle in Augusta, Ga.