Milford police receive awards for traffic safety

The Milford Police Department was among several law enforcement agencies recognized at the third annual AAA Southern New England Community Traffic Safety Awards ceremony held at the Trumbull Marriot on Dec. 7.

The Milford Police Department received the AAA Gold Award for its efforts in traffic safety education and enforcement programs in the community.

Also recognized at the event was Patrol Officer First Class William Simpson who was nominated as Milford’s “Traffic Safety Hero” for his continued enforcement efforts regarding impaired motorists.

Simpson was also recognized in 2011 by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for his efforts.