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Dispatcher Milton Retires after 44 years of Service

The Houlton Police Department officially announces the retirement of long-time employee Dispatcher Thomas Milton. The Town of Houlton and his Houlton Police Department family congratulates Tom on his retirement. We thank him for his 22 years of service as a Public Safety Dispatcher, a total of 44 years in public safety.

Tom began his career in 1977 as a Maine State Trooper and after 22 years of service retired. Tom entered into another critical public safety role as a “Public Safety Dispatcher” here at the Houlton Police Department on June 26 1999 and after nearly 22 years will be departing on February 28 2021. Tom’s dedication to the mission and his loyal service has been deeply appreciated. Tom is the definition of a true professional who displayed pride, respect and dedication to service without exception. Tom lead by example and his attention to detail was respected.  For many of these years, Tom took on a leadership role as the Terminal Agency Coordinator insuring HPD met and maintained compliance.

Tom’s performance has had a positive impact on services to the community over the last 22 year, which has brought a high level of professionalism to the Houlton Police Department and the Public Safety Dispatch Center.

We all wish Tom great rewards in the next chapter of his life. He will be missed as part of the HPD team.

Thank you and well wishes.

Respectfully,

Chief DeLuca and all members of HPD.

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