First superior officer to be appointed under new Chief John King
O’Neil has served as a member of the Milton Police Department since 1985, where he began as a Police Cadet before joining the department as an officer in 1987. Most recently, O’Neil has served as a Lieutenant in the Milton Police Department, holding the position for the last 11 years.
During his 29-year career, O’Neil has focused on a variety of issues directly affecting the citizens of Milton, including serving as a member of the town’s Traffic Commission and as the department’s liaison to the Sex Offender Registry Board.
In addition to his duties as Lieutenant, O’Neil has also served as the president of the Police Superior Officers Union and coached youth soccer and softball.
O’Neil is a graduate of Stonehill College, obtaining a degree in Criminal Justice in 1988.
He will assume his duty as Deputy Chief of Police effective immediately.