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 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.
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 Derek Davis
Inspector Derek Davis began his career in 1 District uniform patrol assignment in 1997. In 2000, Derek was assigned to the 1 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, investigating a variety of persons and property crimes. Derek left the District in 2004 to become a member of the service’s Training Bureau.
In 2007, Derek returned to 1 District as the supervisor of the (then) newly formed District Response Unit. This unit was responsible for traffic enforcement initiatives and special projects.
In 2010, Derek moved to lead a Joint Forces Guns and Gangs Unit partnering with Hamilton, Brantford and Niagara police services. Following that assignment, Derek spent several years as a patrol supervisor and a platoon manager in Burlington.
In 2014, he was assigned to the service’s newly formed Office of Continuous Improvement and Strategic Management, leading several enterprise change initiatives and organizational projects.
Inspector Davis was very pleased to return to District 1 in 2017 as the Operations Inspector responsible for uniformed patrol and the District Response Unit.