From Judy Gilleland - City Manager
Middletown Police Division
Sgt. Steve Ream is the latest police supervisor to graduate from the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. This is an intensive, university-level 17-week course in police management that covers topics such as Law Enforcement Administration, Legal Issues in Law Enforcement, and Organizational Behavior in Law Enforcement, Managing Organizational Performance and Criminal Justice Leadership. Steve graduated on May 10th and continues the practice of sending supervisors to upper-level management schools, ensuring a qualified, well trained team.
Middletown Division of Fire
The City of Middletown is eligible for a million dollar grant! The federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant of $986,359 will fund six firefighter positions for two years. All costs are covered by the federal government. Local responsibility is to maintain the positions for the term of the grant (two years). The six positions will not completely replace the nine lost in last year’s budget reductions but they will improve daily staffing and thereby improve safety and quality of life for the first responder and the community.