Millerton Police Department stands up to critics


MILLERTON — The difference of opinion regarding the Millerton Police Department (MPD) and its worth is again voicing itself, with some supporting the MPD and all it does to protect the community and others charging it’s overzealous in its enforcement of local laws — minor and major. 

The issue has been raised at recent Millerton Business Alliance (MBA) meetings. At one such meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13, village Trustee Christine Bates spoke against the department’s practices, claiming its enthusiasm winds up costing local merchants business.

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