Milton (12 Division)
Halton Regional Police Service #1 District Operations is responsible for policing the Town of Milton and the Town of Halton Hills (Georgetown and Acton communities). The district covers an area of 642 square kilometers and has a population of more than 167,000.
The Town of Milton, Canada’s fastest-growing community, has a population of more than 110,000. The Town of Halton Hills has a population of more than 57,000. The Milton police station (12 Division) is the primary facility for #1 District and there is an operational station in Georgetown (11 Division) and substation in Acton (10 Division).
The district is commanded by a Superintendent and Inspector. Four platoons of uniform officers, each led by a Staff Sergeant and supported by civilian staff, are responsible for delivering frontline policing services 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
The district is also supported by the following units and assignments:
- Criminal Investigations Bureau – Teams of investigators responsible for persons crimes, property crimes, offender management, youth crimes and criminal incidents at the Maplehurst and Vanier Correctional facilities.
- Crime Analyst
- High School Liaison Officers
- District Response Unit – Quality of life issues and traffic-related concerns
- District Events Coordinator
- Community Support Officers
- Resource Officer and Collision Reporting Centre (12 Division)
- Administrative Sergeant (11 Division)
- Civilian support staff and volunteers
Milton (1 District) is commanded by:
Superintendent Chris Perkins
Superintendent Chris Perkins began his policing career with the Metropolitan Police in London England in early 1980. After arriving in Canada, he joined the Halton Regional Police Service in April, 1989.
Chris has had a varied career in policing, including time spent in London as a foot beat officer, and in the metropolis’ Traffic Division. His career in Halton has included uniform patrol, Criminal Investigations, and a 13-year stint as a member of the Explosives Disposal Unit. After five years commanding Regional Investigative Services, he was transferred to the role of Commander of 1 District in the Fall of 2011. Chris enjoys the opportunity to lead a group of dedicated, community-minded officers who police the municipalities of Milton and Halton Hills, and helping to make the community a vibrant and safe place in which to live.
Chris lives in Oakville with his family. In his personal time, he has a passion for motorcycling and music. Chris is also a piper and part-time drummer in the Halton Regional Police Service Pipes & Drums.
Inspector Roger Wilkie
Inspector Roger Wilkie joined the Halton Regional Police Service in 1996 and is responsible for uniform patrol operations in Milton and Halton Hills. Roger began his policing career as a uniformed patrol officer in #1 District. He has subsequently served throughout the Region in a number of roles and units, including: Uniform Patrol, Use of Force Instructor, Criminal Investigations, Drugs and Morality, Mobile Surveillance, Homicide, Domestic Violence and as the Executive Officer for the Deputy Chief of Operations. Roger was assigned to the #1 District Command Team in December 2013. He is committed to building community partnerships and enhancing the quality of life for the district’s growing population.