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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Governor Carney Signs Body Camera Legislation

Department of Justice | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

House Bill 195 requires law enforcement to wear and use body cameras NEWARK, Del. –  Alongside members of law enforcement, advocates and members of the General Assembly on Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed legislation requiring police officers and certain employees of the Department of Correction and the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to […]




DNREC to Close Section of Tri-Valley Trail for Repairs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close a section of the Tri-Valley Trail at White Clay Creek State Park for drainage repairs starting Monday, July 12. The section of affected spans from Smith Mill Road to Paper Mill Road/Corner Ketch Road. Repairs are expected to last up to one week. The […]




DEMA Encourages Preparations for Tropical Storm Elsa

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued by the U.S. National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly for Sussex County with expansion of the Watch expected.




Independence Day Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Results are in for the July 2, 2021, Statewide Checkpoint Activation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cynthia Cavett, Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov DOVER, Del. (July 6, 2021) — Delaware law enforcement officers statewide arrested six individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs at sobriety checkpoints on July […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 2, 2021

The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five minutes.  The siren tests will be followed by a test message of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on local radio stations. 







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Governor Carney Signs Body Camera Legislation

Department of Justice | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

House Bill 195 requires law enforcement to wear and use body cameras NEWARK, Del. –  Alongside members of law enforcement, advocates and members of the General Assembly on Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed legislation requiring police officers and certain employees of the Department of Correction and the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to […]




DNREC to Close Section of Tri-Valley Trail for Repairs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close a section of the Tri-Valley Trail at White Clay Creek State Park for drainage repairs starting Monday, July 12. The section of affected spans from Smith Mill Road to Paper Mill Road/Corner Ketch Road. Repairs are expected to last up to one week. The […]




DEMA Encourages Preparations for Tropical Storm Elsa

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued by the U.S. National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly for Sussex County with expansion of the Watch expected.




Independence Day Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Results are in for the July 2, 2021, Statewide Checkpoint Activation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cynthia Cavett, Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov DOVER, Del. (July 6, 2021) — Delaware law enforcement officers statewide arrested six individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs at sobriety checkpoints on July […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 2, 2021

The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five minutes.  The siren tests will be followed by a test message of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on local radio stations.