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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Delaware To Receive Nearly $8.8-million in Homeland Security Grants

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $8,795,828 to the State of Delaware under four separate Homeland Security Grant Programs.  The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has been informed that the state will receive funds under the federal Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG), Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), Port Security Grant Program […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Weather Forecast

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Sunday, September 9, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the following statement on weather conditions and encouraged Delawareans to follow the latest forecasts and emergency preparedness resources online: “The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, as well as Hurricane Isaac farther out in the Atlantic. We are communicating and […]




September is National Preparedness Month

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) reminds everyone that September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to take stock of homes, businesses, and vehicles to make sure they are prepared and ready for any type of emergency.  On average, September is one of the busiest months for tropical storms or hurricanes in […]




Health Officials Issue New Warning after 8 Deaths from Suspected Overdoses Occur Statewide in 4-Day Span

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NEW CASTLE (Aug. 14, 2018) – Eight people have died from suspected overdoses in a four-day span across the state causing Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker to alert the community to the wave of deaths and urging people in active use to seek treatment immediately and to carry […]




Drug-Related “Criminal Nuisance” Property In Selbyville Closed By Court Order

Delaware State Police | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Rapes, Drugs, Robbery, Witness Intimidation Also Part Of Recent DOJ Cases A house near Selbyville that had been the site of multiple drug crimes and police calls since 2014 was boarded up as a result of work by the Department of Justice and Delaware State Police to deem it a criminal nuisance property. The property […]







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Delaware To Receive Nearly $8.8-million in Homeland Security Grants

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $8,795,828 to the State of Delaware under four separate Homeland Security Grant Programs.  The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has been informed that the state will receive funds under the federal Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG), Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), Port Security Grant Program […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Weather Forecast

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Sunday, September 9, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the following statement on weather conditions and encouraged Delawareans to follow the latest forecasts and emergency preparedness resources online: “The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, as well as Hurricane Isaac farther out in the Atlantic. We are communicating and […]




September is National Preparedness Month

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) reminds everyone that September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to take stock of homes, businesses, and vehicles to make sure they are prepared and ready for any type of emergency.  On average, September is one of the busiest months for tropical storms or hurricanes in […]




Health Officials Issue New Warning after 8 Deaths from Suspected Overdoses Occur Statewide in 4-Day Span

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NEW CASTLE (Aug. 14, 2018) – Eight people have died from suspected overdoses in a four-day span across the state causing Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker to alert the community to the wave of deaths and urging people in active use to seek treatment immediately and to carry […]




Drug-Related “Criminal Nuisance” Property In Selbyville Closed By Court Order

Delaware State Police | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Rapes, Drugs, Robbery, Witness Intimidation Also Part Of Recent DOJ Cases A house near Selbyville that had been the site of multiple drug crimes and police calls since 2014 was boarded up as a result of work by the Department of Justice and Delaware State Police to deem it a criminal nuisance property. The property […]