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Lieutenant Brian Miller, an 11 year veteran with the Petaluma Police Department, began his career in 2005 and has served as Patrol Officer, Gang Enforcement Officer, Field Training Officer, Crisis Negotiator, Detective, and is bilingual in Spanish.


He was promoted to Sergeant in 2014 where he demonstrated his leadership in Patrol, Gang Enforcement, and the Field Training Program. He was recognized as the Petaluma Police Officer of the Year in 2010 and the Sonoma County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in 2013.


Lieutenant Miller is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s degree in History and a Minor in International Relations. Lieutenant Miller is currently working towards his Master’s degree in Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism Studies. Lieutenant Miller is also a member of Leadership Petaluma Class of 2016 and Petaluma Elks Lodge #901.

Contact Us

EMERGENCY cell phone calls: 707.762.2727


Non-Emergency: 707.778.4372
Fax: 707.656.4059

Ken Savano, Chief of Police
969 Petaluma Blvd. North
Petaluma, CA 94952


To submit a commendation or to

report possible officer misconduct,

click here (English) or (Spanish)

Administration 707.778.4370

Code Enforcement 707.778.4469

Graffiti Hotline 707.776.3606

Records 707.778.4372

Property & Evidence 707.778.4328

Mental Health Resources

Report Habitual DUI Offenders 707.778.4379

Parking and Abandoned Vehicle Complaints 707-776-3710


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