Pismo Beach to swear in new police chief

August 19, 2014
Jake Miller

Jake Miller

The Pismo Beach city clerk will swear in a longtime member of the police department as its new chief Tuesday evening.

Commander Jake Miller, a 20-year veteran of the Pismo Beach force, is slated to take over as the next police chief. Miller’s swearing in is the first item on the agenda at the Pismo Beach council meeting Tuesday, which begins at 5:30 p.m.

Miller will replace retiring chief Jeff Norton, whom he served as second in command. City manager Jim Lewis selected Miller to fill Norton’s role.

With the appointment to chief, Miller will have risen through every rank in the police department.

His salary will fall in the range of approximately $129,000 to $157,000.

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Congratulations to Chief Miller. And welcome to the millionaires club ex-chief Norton.

His childhood friend Trace Gallagher is opening some doors for him at Fox news as a subject matter expert. Cha-Ching!

He will do whatever the city council tells him to do. However, the first person who applies and is arbitrarily rejected and told to go to the sheriff needs to file a lawsuit, as was done in San Diego County in the case of Peruta v. County of San Diego.

Congratulations Mr. Miller!

Now, does anyone know what the new Chief Miller’s stance will be on issuing CCW permits?

Does he require clairvoyance like the California Attorney General recommended back in 1977 or is he cool issuing to people who are concerned for their personal safety; you know, exercising their constitutionally-protected right to self defense?