1 District Milton (12 Division)
490 Childs Drive
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 10:00pm
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:
Milton (1 District) is commanded by:
Superintendent Al Albano
905-825-4747 ext. 2400
Superintendent Al Albano joined the Halton Regional Police Service in 1990. His policing career started as a uniform patrol constable in the City of Burlington. Since that time he has worked in a number of assignments including the Drug and Morality Bureau, Homicide Unit, Milton/Halton Hills as a patrol supervisor, Executive Officer to the Chief overseeing the Quality Assurance Bureau, the Diversity Unit and the Planning and Research Bureau. Al also served as the Commander of Regional Intelligence and Drugs. He was the Commander of Burlington from January 2014 to the end of 2018.
Al began his role as Superintendent of 1 District in January 2019. He is committed to working with community partners to ensure Milton and Halton Hills remain a safe place in which to work and live in. Al is Chair for the Board of Directors of Thrive Counselling, a family counselling agency serving Halton Region since 1954.
Inspector Julie Craddock
Inspector Julie Craddock began her policing career with the Ontario Provincial Police in 1994. She joined the Halton Regional Police Service in October 1995. She was originally assigned to Burlington, where she worked as a Patrol Constable until 1999. She has held a variety of assignments including Recruiting, District Response Team, Criminal Investigations and the Community Mobilization Bureau. Julie also spent several years as a patrol supervisor and a platoon manager in Oakville.
In 2015, she was assigned to the service’s Strategic Management Office, leading several enterprise change initiatives and organizational projects.
Julie began her role as the 1 District-Operations Inspector in January 2019 and is grateful for the opportunity to work in one of Canada’s fastest growing communities.