AAA of Southern New England recently honored the Milford Police Department with a Gold Award for the department’s traffic safety programs.

Programs include an active child passenger safety program, an aggressive drunk driving enforcement campaign; and a strong teen driving awareness program, among other initiatives.

In addition, AAA recognized Officer Al Mauro as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero for his work involving impaired driving in Milford. As a result of his work, Officer Mauro was also recognized numerous times by MADD for his efforts.