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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Office of Highway Safety Upgrades “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” Campaign to Increase Safety Over Memorial Day Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Strategic enhancements to the pedestrian safety campaign leverage grassroots influence and broad communications reach throughout Delaware DOVER, DE. (May 27, 2021) — This Memorial Day, The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is bringing back its “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” campaign — with a few additions designed to expand its reach and impact on some of the […]




FEMA Mitigation Grant Application Period Open

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Smyrna – The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for DR-4566 Tropical Storm Isaias funding notice has been announced. The application period started in May 2021, with up to $2,000,000 in available funding for mitigation projects. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) is intended to assist state agencies and local governments in implementing long-term hazard mitigation planning and […]




Click It Or Ticket Campaign Starts May 24 With Border To Border Kickoff Event In Delaware

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

[DOVER, DE] May 19, 2021 — During this year’s national Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign, which will take place May 24 through June 6, 2021, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (DOHS) will be teaming up with law enforcement nationwide for a Border to Border (B2B) kickoff event taking place on Monday, May […]




Elsmere Police Department Earns State Accreditation

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware State Senate Spiros Mantzavinos, Chief Laura Giles, Elsmere Mayor Eric Scott Thompson, Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. ELSMERE, DE – After completing a long and arduous process, the Elsmere Police Department became the seventh police agency to earn State accreditation through the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission (DPAC). “The State accreditation process raises the standards for […]




I-95 Drive to Save Lives & Drive to Save Lives across Delaware – April 9th to 10th, 2021

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware- In 2014 the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) initiated the “Drive to Save Lives” campaign to reduce deaths on U.S. highways. The campaign targeted distracted and impaired driving, speeding, the use of seatbelts and the unsafe driving behaviors of operators of large trucks and buses. A combination of education and awareness, partnering with […]







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Office of Highway Safety Upgrades “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” Campaign to Increase Safety Over Memorial Day Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian | Pedestrian Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Strategic enhancements to the pedestrian safety campaign leverage grassroots influence and broad communications reach throughout Delaware DOVER, DE. (May 27, 2021) — This Memorial Day, The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is bringing back its “Walk Smart, Arrive Alive” campaign — with a few additions designed to expand its reach and impact on some of the […]




FEMA Mitigation Grant Application Period Open

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Smyrna – The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for DR-4566 Tropical Storm Isaias funding notice has been announced. The application period started in May 2021, with up to $2,000,000 in available funding for mitigation projects. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) is intended to assist state agencies and local governments in implementing long-term hazard mitigation planning and […]




Click It Or Ticket Campaign Starts May 24 With Border To Border Kickoff Event In Delaware

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

[DOVER, DE] May 19, 2021 — During this year’s national Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign, which will take place May 24 through June 6, 2021, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (DOHS) will be teaming up with law enforcement nationwide for a Border to Border (B2B) kickoff event taking place on Monday, May […]




Elsmere Police Department Earns State Accreditation

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware State Senate Spiros Mantzavinos, Chief Laura Giles, Elsmere Mayor Eric Scott Thompson, Secretary Nathaniel McQueen Jr. ELSMERE, DE – After completing a long and arduous process, the Elsmere Police Department became the seventh police agency to earn State accreditation through the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission (DPAC). “The State accreditation process raises the standards for […]




I-95 Drive to Save Lives & Drive to Save Lives across Delaware – April 9th to 10th, 2021

Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Distracted Driving | Impaired Driving | Kent County | Motorcycle | New Castle County | News | Occupant Protection | Office of Highway Safety | Pedestrian Safety | Seat Belts | Speed Awareness | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021

Delaware- In 2014 the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) initiated the “Drive to Save Lives” campaign to reduce deaths on U.S. highways. The campaign targeted distracted and impaired driving, speeding, the use of seatbelts and the unsafe driving behaviors of operators of large trucks and buses. A combination of education and awareness, partnering with […]