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HARRINGTON - New chief of police Adam Gillespie is seeking more officers to join his department as soon as possible. more
Salisbury Police Chief Barbara Duncan has announced that she will retire, bringing an end to her 13-year career with the Salisbury Police Department.  Duncan, 57, a New York native, began her … more
Every other Saturday morning, 15 or so Delaware State University students are being personally introduced to the law enforcement life. Through the Police Officer Preparatory Academy, aspiring officers and would-be attorneys meet seasoned professionals, who share their real experiences during three- to four-hour sessions. more
The city of Milford appointed 27-year law enforcement veteran Cecilia Ashe as its new police chief at Monday’s City Council meeting. She is the first woman to head the agency. more
DOVER — Community members and downtown Dover business owners rallied behind Irish Mike’s Olde Towne Pub, giving the establishment a vote of confidence moving forward at a special meeting … more
A series of fatal crashes continued Monday, when a motorist died and 13 students were injured after her vehicle collided with a school bus in Laurel, authorities said. more
Cambridge has, unfortunately, become somewhat infamous for its rising crime rate, especially gun-related crimes. Part of the problem is that gunshots are not being reported to the police department. … more
FELTON - A 19-year-old Seaford man was arrested on drug charges following a vehicle stop last Thursday, Felton Police Chief spokesman Christopher Guild said. more
Over the last year, two cases of alleged dogfighting, a felony that can bring up to five years in prison, have been netted in Delaware. more
SEAFORD - Delaware Division of Public Health’s Office of Animal Welfare and the Delaware State Police have arrested five men on charges related to dog fighting after a complaint of suspicious activity at a residence over the weekend, authorities said. more
SMYRNA – The Delaware Department of Correction marks the success of its decade-long effort to earn national accreditation across DOC facilities from the American Correctional … more
It was hardly a movie-style investigation, plus an arrest was roughly three months in the making. But, in his probe of a series of overnight burglaries last year, Dover Police Detective Timothy Mullaney Jr. chipped away at clues and accumulated enough evidence to make an apprehension. more
In partnership with Grace United Methodist Church and the community at large, Millsboro Police Department’s stubbled officers are ensuring that struggling families are getting a holiday helping hand. more
After nearly 30 years as a Delaware Superior Court judge, William C. Carpenter Jr. will be stepping down from the bench Dec. 31, according to a Wednesday announcement. more
Delaware Supreme Court Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves on Thursday submitted her resignation to Gov. John Carney ahead of her acceptance of a nomination to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. more
The spirit of Santa Claus, aka Kriss Kringle, was alive and well inside the Kent County Courthouse on Wednesday. more
ANNPOLIS — Following the wishes of a majority of voters, effective Dec. 14 the Court of Appeals of Maryland became the Supreme Court of Maryland, and the Court of Special Appeals is now the … more
Delawareans in all three counties exchanged more than 691 high-capacity firearm magazines for money at buyback events Nov. 16 and 19. more
CAMBRIDGE – City Commission President Lajan Cephas was arrested Sunday, and charged with second-degree assault following a dispute in her home. On Nov. 20, at approximately 12:10 p.m., … more
While there’s no official road rage category on Delaware State Police incident reports, there’s no question that it occurs, seemingly more often these days. According to the state police, as of Friday, there had been 102 incidents associated with it this year. That’s compared to 99 total in 2021. more
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