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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Elsmere Police Department Earns State Accreditation

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware State Senate Spiros Mantzavinos, Chief Laura Giles, Elsmere Mayor Eric Scott Thompson, Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. ELSMERE, DE – After completing a long and arduous process, the Elsmere Police Department became the seventh police agency to earn State accreditation through the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission (DPAC). “The State accreditation process raises the standards for […]




I-95 Drive to Save Lives & Drive to Save Lives across Delaware – April 9th to 10th, 2021

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware- In 2014 the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) initiated the “Drive to Save Lives” campaign to reduce deaths on U.S. highways. The campaign targeted distracted and impaired driving, speeding, the use of seatbelts and the unsafe driving behaviors of operators of large trucks and buses. A combination of education and awareness, partnering with […]




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Launches “Be Alert And Arrive Alive” Distracted Driving Campaign

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021

DELAWARE OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY LAUNCHES “BE ALERT AND ARRIVE ALIVE” CAMPAIGN DURING NATIONAL DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH Integrated campaign strategy leverages the reach and influence of Delaware businesses, community partners, and law enforcement to maximize distracted driving awareness  DOVER, Del. (April 8, 2021) — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is leveraging the […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Saturday, April 3, 2021

Smyrna, DE – 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, April 6, 2021.  The sirens will sound at around 7:20 p.m.   The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five […]




Don’t Be A Statistic: Designate a Sober Driver for St. Patrick’s Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021

High Visibility Enforcement Against Impaired Driving Scheduled for March 11-21 in Maryland and Delaware Along US 13 and US 113 DOVER, DE (March 12, 2021) – This year St. Patrick’s Day may look a little different as Delaware continues to stress social distancing and COVID-19 precautions. But for those planning to celebrate with family and friends, […]







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Elsmere Police Department Earns State Accreditation

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware State Senate Spiros Mantzavinos, Chief Laura Giles, Elsmere Mayor Eric Scott Thompson, Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. ELSMERE, DE – After completing a long and arduous process, the Elsmere Police Department became the seventh police agency to earn State accreditation through the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission (DPAC). “The State accreditation process raises the standards for […]




I-95 Drive to Save Lives & Drive to Save Lives across Delaware – April 9th to 10th, 2021

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware- In 2014 the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) initiated the “Drive to Save Lives” campaign to reduce deaths on U.S. highways. The campaign targeted distracted and impaired driving, speeding, the use of seatbelts and the unsafe driving behaviors of operators of large trucks and buses. A combination of education and awareness, partnering with […]




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Launches “Be Alert And Arrive Alive” Distracted Driving Campaign

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2021

DELAWARE OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY LAUNCHES “BE ALERT AND ARRIVE ALIVE” CAMPAIGN DURING NATIONAL DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH Integrated campaign strategy leverages the reach and influence of Delaware businesses, community partners, and law enforcement to maximize distracted driving awareness  DOVER, Del. (April 8, 2021) — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is leveraging the […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Saturday, April 3, 2021

Smyrna, DE – 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, April 6, 2021.  The sirens will sound at around 7:20 p.m.   The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five […]




Don’t Be A Statistic: Designate a Sober Driver for St. Patrick’s Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, March 12, 2021

High Visibility Enforcement Against Impaired Driving Scheduled for March 11-21 in Maryland and Delaware Along US 13 and US 113 DOVER, DE (March 12, 2021) – This year St. Patrick’s Day may look a little different as Delaware continues to stress social distancing and COVID-19 precautions. But for those planning to celebrate with family and friends, […]