Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info

Delaware.gov logo
Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware News



  Category: Delaware State Police


DSP Lt. Col. Melissa A. Zebley Named Superintendent Of Delaware State Police

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Criminal Justice | Delaware Capitol Police | Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Justice | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Government Information Center | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020

STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY P.O. BOX 818 DOVER, DELAWARE 19903-0818 NEWS RELEASE Date: July 9, 2020 Contact: DSHS Wendy Hudson – (302) 382-7978 DSP MCpl. Melissa Jaffe – (302) 382-2136 DSP LT. COL. MELISSA A. ZEBLEY NAMED SUPERINTENDENT OF DELAWARE STATE POLICE Today Governor John Carney joined Kimberly Chandler, Acting […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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, July 7, 2020.  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 […]




Security Grant Funds Available for Nonprofits

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020

  Smyrna, DE – Do you know a nonprofit organization in Delaware that may be interested in grant funding for security enhancements?  Organizations with 501(c)(3) status may be eligible to receive funding from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) which supports organizations that may be at high risk of a terrorist attack.  Nonprofits that may […]




Thanksgiving 2019 DUI Checkpoint Results

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

The statewide Thanksgiving 2019 DUI Checkpoint was a success Dover, Del. (December 2, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) coordinated DUI checkpoints on Thanksgiving Eve in each county statewide on November 27, from 10 PM to November 28, at 2 AM the following morning. Checkpoint Results Working together with the Delaware State […]




Halloween DUI Checkpoint – Statewide Activation

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019

OHS Activates Operation Checkpoint StrikeForce For All 3 counties This Weekend Dover, Del. (October 25, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is coordinating Operation Checkpoint Strikeforce in each county statewide for Halloween weekend. This zero-tolerance initiative in Delaware, implemented since 2002, is designed to get impaired drivers off of our roads using checkpoints and patrols. The […]







  Category: Delaware State Police


DSP Lt. Col. Melissa A. Zebley Named Superintendent Of Delaware State Police

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Criminal Justice | Delaware Capitol Police | Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Justice | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Government Information Center | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2020

STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY P.O. BOX 818 DOVER, DELAWARE 19903-0818 NEWS RELEASE Date: July 9, 2020 Contact: DSHS Wendy Hudson – (302) 382-7978 DSP MCpl. Melissa Jaffe – (302) 382-2136 DSP LT. COL. MELISSA A. ZEBLEY NAMED SUPERINTENDENT OF DELAWARE STATE POLICE Today Governor John Carney joined Kimberly Chandler, Acting […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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, July 7, 2020.  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 […]




Security Grant Funds Available for Nonprofits

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020

  Smyrna, DE – Do you know a nonprofit organization in Delaware that may be interested in grant funding for security enhancements?  Organizations with 501(c)(3) status may be eligible to receive funding from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) which supports organizations that may be at high risk of a terrorist attack.  Nonprofits that may […]




Thanksgiving 2019 DUI Checkpoint Results

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

The statewide Thanksgiving 2019 DUI Checkpoint was a success Dover, Del. (December 2, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) coordinated DUI checkpoints on Thanksgiving Eve in each county statewide on November 27, from 10 PM to November 28, at 2 AM the following morning. Checkpoint Results Working together with the Delaware State […]




Halloween DUI Checkpoint – Statewide Activation

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019

OHS Activates Operation Checkpoint StrikeForce For All 3 counties This Weekend Dover, Del. (October 25, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is coordinating Operation Checkpoint Strikeforce in each county statewide for Halloween weekend. This zero-tolerance initiative in Delaware, implemented since 2002, is designed to get impaired drivers off of our roads using checkpoints and patrols. The […]