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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The former chief of police in Montgomery County will take over as chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection in which the police agency was not … more
DOVER — Joining other states’ law enforcement agencies, Delaware State Police encrypted all their radio transmission channels March 22. That has been done, police officials said, in an effort to protect the privacy of victims, as well as the safety of officers. more
DOVER — Delaware’s law enforcement agencies haven’t been immune to challenges associated with officer performance and the public’s perception of it. Police departments nationally have struggled to attract recruits following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis officer who was later convicted of murder, The Associated Press reported. Mass protests and calls for reforming or defunding the police, as well as the coronavirus pandemic, took their toll on officer morale. more
DOVER — A 19-year-old Dover man died and three other city residents were injured in a shooting in the 100 block of South New Street late Wednesday, Dover police said. more
DOVER — During a rally hosted by the Police Accountability NOW campaign early Wednesday afternoon, advocates pushed for the passage of pending legislation that would open law enforcement … more
DOVER — Determined to reduce violence in Dover while also addressing gang activity, the Dover Police Department is moving forward with its community policing model while also continuing to seek … more
DOVER — In the wake of Delmar Police Department Cpl. Keith Heacook’s recent death following a confrontation with a suspect, there’s pending legislation that would allow the law … more
CAMBRIDGE — On June 16 at 12:15 a.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Greenwood Avenue and Camelia Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old male … more
DELMAR — A Salisbury, Maryland man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Cpl. Keith Heacook of the Delmar Police Department. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings … more
DOVER — Citing recent shootings and increased gang activity in the city, Chelle Paul is calling on the Dover City Council and Dover Police Department to hold a special meeting to address public … more
PRINCESS ANNE — Maryland State Police are investigating the apparent murder of a man found shot outside his residence in Somerset County on Sunday evening, June 13. The victim is identified … more
GEORGETOWN — The torch representing Delaware law enforcement’s support continues to burn for Special Olympics Delaware and the approximately 4,200 athletes it serves. more
TODDVILLE — On June 9, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office responded to Toddville Back Street for a reported school bus in a ditch. Upon arrival, it was learned that Bus … more
WILMINGTON — A former Delaware State Police sergeant is suing the agency, alleging sex discrimination and retaliation by troopers during her 16-year career there. Among other allegations, … more
A homeless man faces murder and arson charges in the death of a Salisbury woman whose body was found inside a burning house on May 21. Kenneth Glenn Evans, 43, is being held without bond in … more
DOVER — Another shake-up in the governor’s Cabinet is coming. Gov. John Carney announced Friday that he has named Correction Commissioner Claire DeMatteis as his special assistant to oversee federal COVID-19-relief funding and “crisis management projects across state government.” The position of special assistant is not part of the governor’s formal Cabinet and does not require Senate confirmation. more
DELMAR — Still in shock and angered by the line-of-duty death of Cpl. Keith Heacook in April, Delmar residents are calling for better salaries and other changes within the town’s police department. more
WILMINGTON — Focused on justice and mindful of public health and safety related to COVID-19, stakeholders collaborated when planning to expand operations inside Delaware’s courts. more
DOVER — The Delaware court system will transition back into Phase 3 of its reopening plan next week, allowing the Kent County Courthouse to resume in-person jury trials and proceedings June 1. more
DOVER — On Tuesday, exactly one year after George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sparked worldwide calls for systemic change, Delaware lawmakers announced three bills aimed at police reform. more
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