Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 09/13/2017 at 1015 hours
During the month of August, the Milford Police Department welcomed two new staff members to the team. The first member was Jennifer Darlin, who was hired as a full time dispatcher for the police department. Darlin has served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves for the past eleven years and was previously a 911 dispatcher for the Delaware State Police.
The second member was Larry Simpkiss, who was hired to assume the role of the department’s Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC), Evidence Technician, and Crime Scene Investigator. He previously served the City of Dover as a sworn police officer for the last 21 years before retiring and coming to work for the Milford Police Department. During his time at Dover Police Department, he was a Patrol Officer, Detective, Accident Reconstructionist, Emergency Vehicle Operator Instructor, Field Training Officer, Background Investigator, Crime Scene Investigator, and Evidence Technician. In 2009, Simpkiss attended the National Forensic Academy in Knoxville Tennessee and after graduating from the program, he obtained his Certified Crime Scene Analyst Certification from the International Association of Identification. Simpkiss is still currently the only officer/civilian with that certification in the State of Delaware.
Both Darlin and Simpkiss were introduced to the Milford City Council on 09/11/2017.