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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Statement from DE Law Enforcement Partnership on the Death of Tyre Nichols

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

   Delaware Law Enforcement Partnership   January 27, 2023   The leaders of Delaware’s Law Enforcement Partnership and its members, together with the Secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security are outraged by the actions of the Memphis Police officers who participated in the heinous crimes that led to the death of […]




Nonprofits Encouraged to Prepare for Grant Opportunity

Cyber Security | Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2023

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is urging eligible tax-exempt nonprofits, including faith-based organizations, to prepare now for an upcoming Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) opportunity anticipated to be available for applications in early March 2023. NSGP provides funding for projects that enhance physical security and cybersecurity to nonprofits at high risk of a terrorist attack. Two requirements for NSGP applications are a Vulnerability Assessment and Unique Entity Identification (UEI) Number. DEMA advises interested applicants to begin the process now because completing these prerequisites is often time-consuming.




Delaware Officials Provide Latest Updates, Underscore Urgency Surrounding Increased Overdose Deaths in the State

Delaware Health and Social Services | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

NEWARK (Jan. 18, 2023) – Today, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, along with top leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), led a community response briefing to provide the latest information about suspected drug overdose deaths in the state, current and emerging dangers […]




Emergency Sirens Test on Tuesday, January 3

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Date Posted: Friday, December 30, 2022

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, January 3, 2022. The sirens will sound at approximately 10:45 a.m. 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.




Prepare for Winter Weather and Driving Hazards

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 5, 2022

Winter storms can occur anytime and anywhere, sometimes with fatal consequences. Heavy snow, high winds, freezing rain, and extreme cold can knock out heat and power to homes and offices and cause hazardous driving conditions. Preparing now can help to greatly reduce any potential impacts from severe weather.

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is urging everyone to take action: make a plan, build and stock home and car emergency kits with winter weather items, and stay informed on the latest conditions. Be sure to visit PrepareDE.org for additional resources.







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Statement from DE Law Enforcement Partnership on the Death of Tyre Nichols

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

   Delaware Law Enforcement Partnership   January 27, 2023   The leaders of Delaware’s Law Enforcement Partnership and its members, together with the Secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security are outraged by the actions of the Memphis Police officers who participated in the heinous crimes that led to the death of […]




Nonprofits Encouraged to Prepare for Grant Opportunity

Cyber Security | Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2023

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is urging eligible tax-exempt nonprofits, including faith-based organizations, to prepare now for an upcoming Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) opportunity anticipated to be available for applications in early March 2023. NSGP provides funding for projects that enhance physical security and cybersecurity to nonprofits at high risk of a terrorist attack. Two requirements for NSGP applications are a Vulnerability Assessment and Unique Entity Identification (UEI) Number. DEMA advises interested applicants to begin the process now because completing these prerequisites is often time-consuming.




Delaware Officials Provide Latest Updates, Underscore Urgency Surrounding Increased Overdose Deaths in the State

Delaware Health and Social Services | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2023

NEWARK (Jan. 18, 2023) – Today, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, along with top leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), led a community response briefing to provide the latest information about suspected drug overdose deaths in the state, current and emerging dangers […]




Emergency Sirens Test on Tuesday, January 3

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Date Posted: Friday, December 30, 2022

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, January 3, 2022. The sirens will sound at approximately 10:45 a.m. 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.




Prepare for Winter Weather and Driving Hazards

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 5, 2022

Winter storms can occur anytime and anywhere, sometimes with fatal consequences. Heavy snow, high winds, freezing rain, and extreme cold can knock out heat and power to homes and offices and cause hazardous driving conditions. Preparing now can help to greatly reduce any potential impacts from severe weather.

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is urging everyone to take action: make a plan, build and stock home and car emergency kits with winter weather items, and stay informed on the latest conditions. Be sure to visit PrepareDE.org for additional resources.