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MPD’s Horsman retires

Terry RogersHeadlines, Police & Fire

Det/Sgt. John Horsman recently retired from the Milford Police Department after 20 years Last month, Milford Police Chief Kenneth Brown announced the retirement of Detective Sergeant John Horsman who has been with the department for over 20 years. A native of Milford, Horsman comes from a long line of law enforcement officers. “My grandfather, Frank Horsman, retired as a Sergeant …

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Carlisle Fire Company to receive enhancement funds

Terry RogersHeadlines, Police & Fire

Carlisle Fire Company receives approval to use Building Enhancement Funds Milford City Council recently approved a request from Carlisle Fire Company to transfer $100,000 from the company’s Building Enhancement Fund which is managed by the city. The funds will be used for a variety of capital improvement products. “We plan to purchase industrial fans for our engine bay to circulate …

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Milford woman creates foundation for the homeless

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines

Lt. Ed Huey and Sgt. Robbie Masten stand with Paige Frey as she donates backpacks with supplies for the homeless Paige Frey and her mother, Lillian, delivered backpacks to the Milford Police Department that will be provided to Milford’s homeless population. Paige, who has created Paige’s Kindness Project as a way to give back to the community, just decided she …

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Support First Responders Night planned at Fur Baby

Betsy PriceCulture, 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

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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. [pdf-embedder url=”https://milfordlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/MilfordLive-July-27.pdf” title=”MilfordLive July 27″] This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines State Fair opened Thursday with honor-system COVID masking Culture …

MPD to hire full-time Behavioral Health Specialist

Betsy PriceHeadlines

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 PriceGovernment & 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 PriceEducation, 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 RogersMilford 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 RogersPolice & 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 …