Safety & Homeland Security

Safety & Homeland Security

  • ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT LAUNCHES “BUYERS BEWARE” BILLBOARD CAMPAIGN TO REDUCE UNDERAGE DRINKING AND SALESFor high school students everywhere, prom and graduation are two of the most highly anticipated events of the year. We want this time of year to be a time of celebration not tragedy...2015-05-22 08:18:30
  • ‘Share the Road’ Campaign Aims to Increase Motorcycle Safety Awareness for All Road UsersFrom May 22nd to June 6th, law enforcement across the state will be patrolling high crash roadways ensuring that both motorists and motorcyclists are sharing the road and ensuring that motorcyclists are complying with the state’s motorcycle safety laws. 2015-05-20 12:48:18
  • Traffic Safety News - Click It or TicketWould you ever ride a roller coaster without the harness? Would you let your friends or family? Of course not! Did you know that when you ride in a motor vehicle without a seat belt you are taking a similar risk? One you can’t afford. Once again, Delaware is joining law enforcement agencies nationwide to enforce seat belt laws during the annual Click It or Ticket campaign.2015-05-11 07:13:37
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 11thOnce again, the Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement across Delaware are reminding motorists that your safety is in your hands and to always buckle up as the Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off May 11. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, Delaware law enforcement agencies will be stepping up enforcement May 11 through 25, just prior to one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. 2015-05-07 09:08:56
  • Tobacco Smuggler Arrested By Division of Alcohol and Tobacco EnforcementTobacco Smuggler Arrested By Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement2015-04-20 11:13:14
  • Agents Arrest Georgetown Man For Selling Alcohol Without a LicenseThe Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) received information that the owner of 323 S. Railroad Avenue in Georgetown was selling alcoholic beverages from the residence without a license. 2015-04-20 09:42:12
  • Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide (KI) TabletsThe Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets2015-04-01 15:30:45
  • 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, April 7, 2015.2015-03-31 13:40:52
  • Delaware Joins National Anti-Texting Effort to Save LivesApril is national Distracted Driving Awareness month and from April 10 to 15, 2015. Delaware will join law enforcement across the nation to crack down on handheld cell phone use and/or texting by motorists using a combination of traditional and innovative strategies. This effort is a part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay high-visibility enforcement campaign that combines intense enforcement of anti-texting laws with advertising and media outreach to let people know about the enforcement and convince them to obey the law.2015-03-30 08:35:15
  • 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



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