Peoria Has New Police Chief

(Peoria, IL) -- The City of Peoria officially has a new police chief. It has been announced that Jerry Mitchell has had the Interim removed from his title. New Police Chief Mitchell is replacing former chief Steve Settingsgaard who resigned earlier this year to accept a position as Caterpillar's North American Regional Security Director. Chief Mitchell has been with the Peoria Police Department since 1991. He has been the Assistant Chief since 2013.