Van Hollen Appoints New Justice Deputy

Posted: Sunday January 27, 2013 --- 9:45 p.m.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has chosen a high-ranking Milwaukee police officer to serve as the state Division of Criminal Investigation's second-in-command.

Milwaukee Assistant Police Chief Patrick Mitchell will take over as DCI's deputy administrator on Monday. He'll make $97,000 per year.

Mitchell began his career as a police officer in Milwaukee in 1985. He has served as assistant chief since June of 2011.

He'll replace Dave Matthews at DCI. Matthews was promoted to division administrator in October.

AP-WF-01-27-13 1603GMT


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