John Miller is leaving his senior correspondent position at CBS News to rejoin the New York Police Department.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Miller has been a senior correspondent with CBS News for two years. He was deputy police commissioner from 1994 to 1995 under then-commissioner William Bratton. Miller will rejoin Bratton after Bratton is sworn in on January 1 as commissioner under Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. Miller’s new role is not known.
At CBS News, Miller reported on stories like the Times Square bomb plot, the Boston Marathon bombings and the Newton school shooting.
“John Miller is a remarkable journalist with deep insight into law enforcement,” CBS News said in a statement. “He has been invaluable to the CBS News family. We wish him well in his quest to help make the city of New York a safer place as part of the NYPD. John will always have a home at CBS News.”
Miller served at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence prior to joining CBS News in 2011. He was head of the Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau and the Major Crimes Division of the Los Angeles Police Department, under then-chief Bratton.
Miller also worked for ABC News, from 1995 to 2002, as a correspondent and landed an on-camera interview with Osama bin Laden. He became co-anchor of 20/20 in 2002. He has also reported on events such as the September 11 terrorist attacks and other national security issues.
He won nine Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award.