Andrew Mills

Andy Mills is Chief of Police in Santa Cruz, California. He previously served as chief of police in Eureka, California and as a lieutenant in the San Diego Police Department where he practiced, supervised, and taught problem-oriented policing since it was first introduced to his agency in the early 1990’s. Mills has managed one patrol team that won the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing and three other teams that were finalists. His work in the field has been included in several publications produced by PERF and the COPS Office.