Former Duluth Police Chief Eli Miletich has died

[anvplayer video=”5098042″ station=”998130″]

His name was synonymous with policing in Duluth for more than three decades.

Eli Miletich, a retired Duluth police chief, has died at the age of 86.

Miletich graduated from Denfeld High School and from UMD. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in Germany.

He retired as Police Chief of the City of Duluth after 33 years and worked worked as a member of the United Nations International Police Task Force in Bosnia.

Miletich passed away peacefully on Monday surrounded by his family.