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Support First Responders Night planned at Fur Baby

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Carlisle Fire Company will have Ladder 42 on display at the Support First Responder Touch a Truck event Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and continuing restrictions on events in Bicentennial Park, the annual Milford Night Out event could not be scheduled for this year. In an effort to continue support first responders, Fur Baby Pet Resort is sponsoring a …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – July 27, 2021

Sonja Frey Milford-live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines State Fair opened Thursday with honor-system COVID masking Culture Mispillion, Cedar Creek watersheds worth …

MPD to hire full-time Behavioral Health Specialist

Betsy Price Headlines

Milford City Council voted to approve the hiring of a full-time Behavioral Health Specialist for the Milford Police Department. The full-time position was a request from Chief Kenneth Brown who has been using a part-time specialist to assist the department for the past year. “We need to expand this from a part-time person to a full-time person,” Chief Brown said. …

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Construction management company chosen for new police facility

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Proposed site plan for new Milford Police Department facility As part of the design and construction process for the new police facility approved by voters in February, a five-member panel was spent several months reviewing Requests for Proposals for a construction management company to oversee the building process. Mike Svaby, Public Works Director, explained that the city received nine RFPs …

MSD Resource Officers reduced to one

Betsy Price Education, Headlines, Police & Fire

Milford School District could be down to one resource officer in the fall Milford School District Superintendent Kevin Dickerson announced at a recent school board meeting that it was possible that the district would have their Resource Officer staff reduced from three to one. In the past, Milford Police Department provided three officers to the district, but Chief Kenneth Brown …

North Street Drug Investigation Results in Multiple Arrests

Terry Rogers Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

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 by MPD’s K9, Patrol, and Criminal Divisions, as well as officers from the Dover Police Department, Delaware State Police, United States …

Social worker to ride with MPD officers

Terry Rogers Police & Fire

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 health services when officers respond to calls by partnering with Partners in Public Safety Solutions, an organization created by retired police …

Site plan for new Milford Police Department building

Police Facility Citizens Advisory Committee mission outlined

Terry Rogers Government & Politics, Milford Headline Story

Milford City Council reviewed details on the mission of the newly established Police Facility Citizens Advisory Committee at their regular meeting on Mar. 8. The committee is tasked with oversight of the design and costs for the new police facility whose funding was approved by referendum in January. “Over the past two weeks, we have drafted and solidified the mission …

Webb Named Officer of Year

Terry Rogers Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

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 to 2017, he partnered with Henk, a K9 officer. The two of them had many apprehensions and drug seizures. In …

Site plan for new Milford Police Department building

Milford police facility architect contract awarded

Terry Rogers Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

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 process. The contract will include additional work necessary for the design of the new police station such as complete site planning …