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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Emergency Sirens Tested on Tuesday, October 4

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 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, October 4, 2022.




September is Preparedness Month in Delaware

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Governor Carney has declared September as Preparedness Month and urges everyone to “make a plan, build a kit, stay informed” to be prepared for emergencies.

More than 35 organizations will be at “Family Emergency Preparedness Day” in Camden’s Brecknock Park on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event highlights public safety and readiness planning in a fun, family environment with activities, food, games, and demonstrations. Also this month, the PrepareDE.org website has relaunched with a new, mobile-friendly design featuring bright colors, easy-to-navigate sections, and a wealth of resources and fact sheets to help families get ready for almost any emergency.




Plans Underway for High-Capacity Magazine Buyback for Delaware Residents

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 26, 2022

DOVER, DE — In June 2022, Gov. Carney signed into law the Delaware Large-Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2022 making the possession of high-capacity magazines illegal in the State. In addition, the law authorizes the Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) to conduct a limited buyback program during which Delaware residents are eligible to […]




Free Basic Emergency Class on August 26 and 27

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

The Delaware Citizens Corps and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency will hold a “CERT Basic Training Class” on Friday and Saturday, August 26 and 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day at the Clayton Fire Company, 300 East Street, Clayton, DE 19938.




DelDOT and DSP Preparing for Golf Tournament Traffic Impacts

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 12, 2022

The BMW Championship begins next week at the Wilmington Country Club and will bring thousands of visitors to northern Delaware for the nearly weeklong event that concludes on Sunday, August 21, 2022. DelDOT is reminding residents and vistors to expect heavier traffic volumes on area roads during the tournament, and will be working with Delaware […]







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Emergency Sirens Tested on Tuesday, October 4

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 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, October 4, 2022.




September is Preparedness Month in Delaware

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Governor Carney has declared September as Preparedness Month and urges everyone to “make a plan, build a kit, stay informed” to be prepared for emergencies.

More than 35 organizations will be at “Family Emergency Preparedness Day” in Camden’s Brecknock Park on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event highlights public safety and readiness planning in a fun, family environment with activities, food, games, and demonstrations. Also this month, the PrepareDE.org website has relaunched with a new, mobile-friendly design featuring bright colors, easy-to-navigate sections, and a wealth of resources and fact sheets to help families get ready for almost any emergency.




Plans Underway for High-Capacity Magazine Buyback for Delaware Residents

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 26, 2022

DOVER, DE — In June 2022, Gov. Carney signed into law the Delaware Large-Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act of 2022 making the possession of high-capacity magazines illegal in the State. In addition, the law authorizes the Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) to conduct a limited buyback program during which Delaware residents are eligible to […]




Free Basic Emergency Class on August 26 and 27

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

The Delaware Citizens Corps and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency will hold a “CERT Basic Training Class” on Friday and Saturday, August 26 and 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day at the Clayton Fire Company, 300 East Street, Clayton, DE 19938.




DelDOT and DSP Preparing for Golf Tournament Traffic Impacts

Delaware State Police | Department of Transportation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 12, 2022

The BMW Championship begins next week at the Wilmington Country Club and will bring thousands of visitors to northern Delaware for the nearly weeklong event that concludes on Sunday, August 21, 2022. DelDOT is reminding residents and vistors to expect heavier traffic volumes on area roads during the tournament, and will be working with Delaware […]