ATLANTA — A Henry County resident was recently promoted as the assistant deputy director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s crime laboratory.
The agency announced Cleveland Miles’ new position in February. Miles has been employed with the GBI for 17 years and is a Stockbridge resident.
Prior to his promotion, Miles held positions as a forensic biology manager, forensic biology assistant manager, forensic biologist and laboratory assistant. He will assist the deputy director in charge of crime laboratory operations in his new role.
According to the GBI, Miles has held membership affiliation with multiple professional organizations including the Southern Association of Forensic Sciences, the American Association of Forensic Scientists and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Fort Valley State University.
Miles will be assigned to the Division of Forensic Sciences, one of the GBI’s three divisions. The Division of Forensic Science, along with the Georgia Crime Information Center and the Investigative Division, house the bureau’s 852 employees operating under its $106 million budget.