Incumbent police chief moves on to general election

Published 9:15 pm Tuesday, April 6, 2021


Brookhaven Police Department Chief Kenneth Collins will advance to the city’s general election in June to face Republican Mike Milholen.

Collins received 56% of the vote, or 810 votes, in the primary against challenger Randy Belcher’s 43.64%, or 631 votes.

“It’s all in God’s hands,” Collins said. “We’re just going to keep on working and trying to do what’s right for the city.”

Milholen received 93.92% of the Republican vote – 664 votes. There were 43 write-in votes on the Republican ticket.