Safety & Homeland Security

Safety & Homeland Security

  • Be a Saint. Drive Sober.St. Patrick's Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck. But don’t rely on luck to can save you from a drunk-driving crash. The New Castle County DUI Task Force will be conducting a DUI checkpoint near Wilmington this Saturday the 14th to coincide with St. Patrick’s Day festivities in the city. 2015-03-13 09:25:48
  • Storm Report #3 Thursday, March 5, 2015 (5:00pm)State offices were closed today by order of Governor Jack Markell2015-03-05 17:11:18
  • Storm Report #2 Thursday, March 5, 2015 (11:30 am)Governor Jack Markell ordered state offices closed between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm today2015-03-05 11:37:21
  • Storm Report #1 Thursday, March 5, 2015The Delaware Emergency Operations Center was activated at 4:00am, today, Thursday, March 5, 2015. 2015-03-05 05:25:36
  • Traffic Safety News - Speed Thrills But It Also KillsYou would never get into a roller coaster without putting on a seat belt, so why would you get into a car without wearing one? OHS wants to remind everyone that speed thrills but it also kills.2015-03-04 13:56:48
  • Storm Report #3 – Tuesday February 17 (11:00am) Governor Jack Markell ordered State of Delaware offices closed today, during regular business hours 8am to 4:30pm.2015-02-17 11:05:32
  • Storm Report #2 – Tuesday February 17 (5:45am)A Winter Storm Warning, issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), remains in effect statewide until 10:00am today. 2015-02-17 05:45:41
  • Storm Report #1 Monday, February 16, 2015A Winter Weather Warning remains in effect until noon tomorrow, Tuesday, February 17 for statewide.2015-02-16 23:59:43
  • Michael J. Wolf Named Delaware Director of Forensic ScienceLewis D. Schiliro, Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security, announced the appointment of Michael J. Wolf as Delaware’s Director of Forensic Science. Director Wolf, who will manage the overall operation of the Division of Forensic Science (DFS), is filling a new position created during the legislative reorganization of the Office of Chief Medical Examiner last year.2015-02-09 14:24:19
  • New Look For DEMA Web PageThe Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announces that it has posted a newly-designed web page on the internet. 2015-02-06 09:22:44
  • Governor Announces Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commission Membership & MeetingsGovernor Jack Markell announced the membership and the preliminary meeting schedule of the Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commission.2015-02-04 12:29:08
  • Traffic Safety News - Super Bowl XLIXThe Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. OHS and law enforcement officials are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. 2015-01-29 13:34:03
  • Storm Report #1 Monday, January 26, 2015 (5:15pm)The Delaware Emergency Operations Center will be activated at 5:30pm, today, Monday, January 26, 2015. 2015-01-26 18:25:11
  • 2014 Delaware Traffic Fatality End of Year Wrap UpDelaware Highway Safety officials are reporting preliminary end of year total traffic fatalities. In 2014, Delaware saw a twenty percent (20%) increase in traffic fatalities compared to 2013. Delaware experienced 101 fatalities in 2013 compared to 125 in 2014.2015-01-09 16:32:11
  • Emergency Sirens To Be TestedThe 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, January 6, 2015. 2015-01-02 13:20:16



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