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Joint Investigation Between DSP and DOJ Nets 35 in Operation “In The House”

Date Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Categories:  Criminal Delaware State Police Department of Justice Press Releases

GEORGETOWN, DE – In February 2015, the Delaware State Police and the Delaware Department of Justice began planning an operation designed to proactively impact violent crime in Sussex and Kent Counties. This operation targeted subjects participating in an organized criminal enterprise. Members of this network were active participants in the crimes of racketeering, murder, home […]




Don’t Let a DUI Redefine Your Night

Date Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety along with law enforcement across the state are cracking down on impaired driving and launching the 15th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign this holiday weekend. Last year alcohol was involved in 54 percent of the 111 fatal crashes, which resulted in 67 individuals killed. The first DUI checkpoint will be held Friday July 3rd in Newport.




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Categories:  DEMA New Castle County

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and notification system on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.




Drug Recognition Experts on Patrol in Delaware

Date Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

A new crackdown on impaired driving in Delaware will start June 26th. Delaware’s twelve drug recognition expert officers (DRE) statewide will be focused on removing drug impaired drivers from behind the wheel. They will also be on call to assist with suspected drug impaired drivers stopped by non DRE officers.




How Did The Chicken Cross The Road? Carefully.

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security Sussex County

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is asking people the age old question of “Why did the chicken cross the road?” But instead of why, they want to know how did the chicken cross the road, and they are hoping people are answering carefully. There is an increased risk for pedestrian crashes during the summer months when more people are traveling and the resort area population increases. That’s why OHS has teamed up with DelDOT again to educate and encourage pedestrians to make smart and safe decisions when walking near roadways.




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