Roanoke police Chief Jeriahme Miller will also be serving as assistant city manager.

In his new role as assistant city manager, Miller will continue to lead the Roanoke Police Department. Other departments now reporting to the assistant city manager’s office include the Roanoke Fire Department and the Roanoke Parks & Recreation Department, according to a city press release.

Miller joined the police department in 2003. He rose to the rank of sergeant in 2006 before promoted to commander in 2012 and then assistant police chief in 2016. Miller has been the chief since 2018.

Miller’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, a master’s degree in public administration and a master peace officer certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. He also earned a yellow brick as a graduate of the FBI Academy, according to the city press release.

Miller has led the police department through seasons of dynamic growth, including achieving state accreditation for best practices through the Texas Police Chiefs Association and numerous successful multiagency partnerships.

The city of Roanoke is proud to name Chief Jeriahme Miller as the new assistant city manager. Chief Miller’s dedication and continued leadership has helped usher the city of Roanoke into impressive growth while maintaining safety for citizens. I look forward to leaning on his impressive knowledge and skill sets as we lead the great employees of the city and implement the vision of Roanoke’s elected officials,” Roanoke City Manager Cody Petree said.