Meet the Chief event planned at Milford Library

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As the new police station nears completion, Councilman Brian Baer and Councilwoman Nirmala Samaroo, both representing Ward 3, are presenting a “Meet the Chief” night at the Milford Public Library. The event will be held October 25 from 6 to 8 PM in the Lions Room of the library, located at 11 Southeast Front Street. “Nirmala and I walked all …

Masten begins new chapter after retirement

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Robert Masten, who recently retired as a lieutenant with the Milford Police Department, is moving on to a new chapter in his life. Masten will now serve as an instructor in the Criminal Justice department at Delaware Technical and Community College. “I had a desire to serve in the public service sector and enjoyed the education system as well,” Masten …

MPD applies for JAG grant

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Milford Police Department notified City Council that they were applying for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), a requirement under the application process. The department has applied for and received the grant in previous years. “The grant itself, the JAG program, is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding for eligible state and local jurisdictions, supporting a …

Milford’s Night Out planned for August 1

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Milford’s Night Out, part of a larger community building campaign known as National Night Out, promotes police-community partnerships is planned for August 1 from 6 to 8 PM in Bicentennial Park. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement by bringing back a sense of community. “The purpose of the event is to heighten awareness of our …

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MPD to participate in Cops and Bobbers

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In a joint effort with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources (DNREC) Police, Milford Police Department will participate in “Cops and Bobbers.” The event begins with an educational presentation by DNREC on Delaware fisheries and general recreational fishing information. “After the presentation, participants, who must be accompanied by an adult, will then join officers from the Milford Police Department and …

MPD officers attend Beau Biden Foundation conference

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The end of June, several members of the Milford Police Department attended the Beau Biden Foundation National Conference to Protect America’s Children. The conference is designed to provide attendees with expert advice and resources to prevent as well as respond to child abuse in communities. “Our Behavioral Health Director Jenna Haines, Patrolman Garrett Smith, Senior Corporal Theresa Bloodsworth, and Private …

MPD Behavioral Health Unit featured at Milford Conversation

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The next Milford Conversation is scheduled for Thursday, July 6, 2023 starting at 8:30 AM.  The speakers will be Jenna Haines and Amy Kevis, Behavioral Director/Embedded Clinician with the Milford Police Department.  The Milford Conversation will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Milford, Delaware, located at 101 S. Walnut Street. Parking is available behind the church and the …

Robbery Investigation Leads to Multiple Arrests

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On June 18th, 2023 Milford Police arrested four individuals as part of an investigation into a robbery that occurred in Bicentennial Park at approximately 8:50 pm.  The investigation revealed four suspects approached the victim in Bicentennial Park in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street (SR 14).  The suspects reportedly struck the victim multiple times and took his wallet. The suspects, who …

Milford Police Detectives Investigating Shooting

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On June 8th, 2023, at approximately 6:10 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division were in the area of Brightway Commons when they reported hearing gun fire.  Upon arrival officers were unable to locate a victim, however property was struck.  A short time later a 20 year old male victim arrived at Bayhealth Sussex Campus via private vehicle, …

Milford Conversation to feature new police chief

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Milford Conversation, an informal group that meets each month at the First Presbyterian Church of Milford, will feature the new Milford Police Chief, Cecelia “CC” Ashe. The meeting is planned for Thursday, June 1 at 8:30 AM in the library of the church. “This is a free, family-oriented program open to the entire community,” John Huntzinger, moderator of the group, …