Peoria needs a new Police Chief. Steve Settingsgaard will leave city employment June 15th. Settingsgaard will take over Caterpillar, Inc. security for North America. Assistant Chief Jerry Mitchell will become Interim Chief. Settingsgaard came to Peoria nine years ago from a police commander's position in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He had worked his way up from police clerk to head the Milwaukee Department of Criminal Investigation. He is 53 years old.
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