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1 District Milton (12 Division)

1 District Milton (12 Division)
490 Childs Drive
Milton, ON
L9T 5G2
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:

  • 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 Al Albano

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.

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Inspector Chris Newcombe

905-825-4747 ext. 2401

Inspector Chris Newcombe began his policing career with the Peel Regional Police in 1999. He joined the Halton Regional Police Service in May 2007, and was originally assigned to 1 District as a Patrol Constable. He then moved into the Regional Investigative Services portfolio where he held a variety of different assignments including the Domestic Violence Investigation Unit and the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit. As a Detective Sergeant, he was responsible for the oversight of both the Internet Child Exploitation Unit and the Technological Crime Unit, all while working closely with our Victim Services Unit.

In 2017, he was assigned to the Office of the Chief as the Staff Officer for the Deputy Chief of Regional Operations. During that time, he had the opportunity to lead and implement several change initiatives and organizational projects.

Chris began his role as the 1 District Operations Inspector in October 2019 and is committed to Community Safety and Well-being in our growing community.