Divisions and Specialized Units




The administrative division of the department is responsible for the daily management of the police force.

Animal Control

Animal Control is in charge of the rules and regulations of animals.


The communication division is a group of dispatchers and cadets responsible for answering all emergency and non emergency calls for police service.


The detective bureau is responsible for the follow up investigation of all major incidents responded to by the patrol force.

RecordsThe records department is responsible for maintaining all official police reports and documents.
PatrolThe patrol division is the most visible branch of the police department. This unit patrols all areas of the town on a 24 hour basis.
ProsecutionA unit within the department that directly assists the courts in prosecutions of all Milton criminal cases.
Specialized UnitsDescription
Domestic Violence UnitThis unit assists in the response, follow-up and investigations into domestic violence incidents.
Elder Affairs OfficerThis officer assists in the needs and concerns of aging adults in the community.

K9 Unit

The department has two full time K9 patrol units. Both canines are available for all types of tracking / searching and one trained in explosive detection.

Motorcycle Unit

The motorcycle unit augments the patrol division and performs traffic enforcement duties as well as assists with special events.

Mountain Bike

The mountain bike unit assists the patrol division in parks and business districts in the town weather permitting.

Metro-Lec Swat

A regional tactical unit for response to critical incidents.
School Resource OfficerA dedicated officer assigned to the Milton Public Schools.