Police & Fire

Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force Subcommittee releases recommendations

After several months of discussion regarding the use of force, workforce development and community policing, the State of Delaware Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force Subcommittee released recommendations for consideration by the full task force regarding methods to address police...

Country star Jimmie Allen sets benefit concert Monday for slain officer’s family

'I think it's super important for our communities and stuff to come together," the musician said

Vehicle drives into businesses on Causey Avenue

According to Sergeant Robert Masten of the Milford Police Department, a 75-year old woman pulled from a parking space on Causey Avenue on April 13 around 4:00 PM and struck a vehicle. For an unknown reason, the vehicle, a...

North Street Drug Investigation Results in Multiple Arrests

On Mar. 11, 2021 officers from the Milford Police Department's Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a property in the 400 block of North Street to complete a two month drug investigation. The MPD Drug Unit was assisted...

Social worker to ride with MPD officers

In Oct. 2020, Milford Councilman Jason James proposed establishing a behavioral health unit within the Milford Police Department. At a recent City Council meeting, Chief Kenneth Brown announced that the department had taken the first step toward establishing mental...

Webb Named Officer of Year

Senior Corporal Timothy “TJ” Webb was named as the 2020 Officer of the Year by Milford Police Chief Kenneth Brown. Webb began with Milford Police Department in 2007. “TJ started with us as a patrolman,” Chief Brown said. “From 2012...

Milford police facility architect contract awarded

On Feb. 22, Milford City Council voted to award Becker Morgan with the architectural contract for the new police facility that was approved by voters on Jan. 26. Becker Morgan has been working with the city throughout the referendum...

Sessoms Named MPD Civilian of Year

Chief Kenneth Brown announced to City Council at their regular meeting on Feb. 8 that Victoria “Vicky” Sessoms, Administrative Assistant to the Chief was named Milford Police Department “Civilian of the Year.” Sessoms began working at the city in...

Milford voters pass police station referendum

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, voters in the City of Milford passed a bond referendum allowing the city to borrow up to $20 million to build a new police station. There were 577 votes cast in the referendum with 390...

Carlisle Fire Company explains funding to Council

At a workshop prior to the regular Milford City Council meeting, Tor Hazzard, President, and Duane Fox, member of Carlisle Fire Company presented information on how the company utilized $140,000 in grants provided annually by the city. “Tor was voted...
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Council hears DEMEC rate stability measures

Over the winter, after the state of Texas dealt with significant power outages due to winter weather, Councilman Brian...

Annexation Committee recommends limit to property request

In April, Milford City Council unanimously approved an annexation request from Walter and Sharon Feindt, referring the request to the Annexation Committee for review....

New principal named for Sussex Technical High School

A new principal will lead Sussex Technical High School next year, as the longtime principal is moving to a new role to strengthen student...

Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

On May 22, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center plans to thank the community for their support over the past 40 years with a celebration from...

Fishing tournaments are roaring back across the First State

For some participants, it’s about comradery that comes with tournaments. For others, it's about winning.
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