City of Petersburg to swear-in new police, fire chief

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A new Petersburg police chief is being sworn-in Friday.

The previous police chief was fired after a round of pay cuts in the city.

Kenneth Miller spent 34 years with the Virginia Beach Police Department.

The ceremony is taking place at 1 p.m. at the Union Train Station on River Street in Petersburg.

Miller will be sworn in with new fire chief Dennis Rubin.

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