Council approves two dispatchers and crime analyst

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

At a recent meeting, Milford City Council accepted the recommendation of the Finance Committee to hire two new dispatchers and a crime analyst for the Milford Police Department. The cost of the three new positions will be covered by eliminating two positions that were added to the budget but never filled. “When this was presented at a previous council meeting, …

Police chief requests additional personnel

Terry RogersGovernment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

At a recent finance committee meeting, Milford Police Chief Cecilia Ashe requested four additional dispatchers and one crime analyst be added to the department. This request came after Chief Ashe conducted a staffing needs assessment soon after she was hired. Two of the dispatchers would be hired immediately with the remaining two added to the FY25 budget. “Upon a preliminary …