Miller nominated for U.S. Marshal

Topeka Police Chief Ron Miller, former chief of the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department, has been nominated by President Obama for U.S. Marshal of Kansas.

The appointment is for four years. The nomination has been sent to the U.S. Senate for confirmation.

Miller, who is from Kansas City, Kan., became Topeka police chief in 2006.

He served in the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department since 1972.

Miller has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri and master’s degree from Wichita State University. He is a past president of the Kansas City Metro Chiefs and Sheriffs Association.