John Miller, the ex-LAPD official, goes to CBS News

millerbratton.jpgJohn Miller, a former TV newsman who came to the LAPD from New York with then-chief William Bratton, is returning to the news business. He has been named a Senior Correspondent for CBS News, with "a major role in the mornings on CBS News. He will report for all CBS News platforms and broadcasts, including occasionally for '60 Minutes.' His appointment is effective Nov. 1." Miller has been deputy director of the analysis division in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, a unit he joined in 2005. In 2003-2005 he was head of the Counterterrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau and the Major Crimes Division of the Los Angeles Police Department. In 2002 Miller and co-authors Michael Stone and Chris Mitchell wrote "The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot, and Why the FBI and CIA Failed to Stop It." From 1995 to 2002, Miller he was an ABC news correspondent and at the end of that run a co-anchor of the ABC news broadcast "20/20." In 1998, he interviewed Osama bin Laden on camera.

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